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ESPN set to take X Games to Australia in 2018

By Community | October 27, 2017

ESPN is bringing for the first time ever its X Games to Sydney, Australia in 2018.

Featuring Skateboard, BMX and Moto X competitions, the event will take place at Sydney Olympic Park on 19-21 October 2018.

Produced by Seven West Media, Australia’s integrated media company, the event will also be feature a music and arts festival as part of a strategy to target the millennial audience.

Seven chief revenue officer Kurt Burnette said: “We are proud to be bringing the X Games to Australia. We have a terrific relationship with ESPN and we look forward to delivering an outstanding event.”

ESPN X Games vice-president Tim Reed said: “Australian athletes have played a huge part in the history of X Games, earning 138 medals and providing many memorable moments. We’re thrilled to bring the event to their backyard.’’

X Games Sydney 2018 sports and disciplines are:

    • Big Air
    • Street (Men’s & Women’s)
    • Vert (Demo Only)
  • BMX
    • Big Air
    • Dirt
    • Street
    • Vert (Demo Only)
  • MOTO X
    • Best Trick
    • Best Whip
    • Freestyle
    • Step Up

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