X Games Head To Sydney For 2018

The X Games will be held on Australian soil for the first time ever in 2018 as the Sydney Olympic Park plays host to the infamous Skateboard, BMX and Moto X competitions on October 19-21, 2018. 

ESPN have reached a deal with Australia’s Seven West Media to cover the event in Sydney next year. The infamous action sports competition will be given a uniquely Australian twist with the course designs, medals and footage all created to showcase Sydney as a world-class location.  A music and arts festival will also accompany the action sports contest.

Seven’s chief revenue officer Kurt Burnette says: “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,”

X Games Sydney 2018 sports and disciplines are as followed:

SKATEBOARD

  • 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

Ticket information for X Games Sydney will be announced in the near future according to ESPN.

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