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Get a Thrill at the Summer X Games 2013

It’s time once again for high-flying and death defying stunts and tricks at the 2013 Summer X Games.  This highly anticipated event brings together thrill seekers and daring athletes from all around the world.  Athletes participating in this competition include amateurs to rookies to veterans.  More than 200 professional athletes will compete in a variety of extreme sports including skateboarding, BMX, rally car racing, and motocross.  This summer, the X Games will be hosted at a new Los Angeles location, Irwindale.  If you’re staying in downtown Los Angeles, then don’t miss out on this one of kind sporting event.   The X Games has been hosted in Los Angeles since 2011.   For the past few years the X games has been hosted in various venues around downtown Los Angeles including the Staples Center and LA Live.  Since 2005, the iconic X Games has been entertaining extreme sports fans.  Tickets will officially go sale mid-June, so check back for available tickets on Ticketmaster or visit the Staples Center box office.  Tickets can also be purchased on www.axs.com/xgames starting on June 21. It is highly encouraged that you buy your tickets as soon as possible since X Game tickets get sold out quick.  The X Games also hosts competitions internationally; competing in such countries as France, Brazil, Germany, and Spain.

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For almost 20 years, athletes from around the world have been traveling to the X Games to compete in this intense competition.  This is the event in which pro skaters and BMX riders are able to show off their talents and impress audiences with their crazy moves and unbelievable tricks.  This event will also be televised on ESPN for those who are unable to attend.  The X Games will be presented from August 1 to 4 and will take place in Irwindale Speedway.  Elite athletes are competing for medal placement in gold, silver and bronze.  There have been many ‘first’ time tricks executed throughout the history of the X Games.  One of the most notable tricks was executed by the famous pro skateboarder Tony Hawk.  In one of his X Game appearances, Tony Hawk had successfully executed a remarkably difficult trick that no skater has ever been able to do successfully.  He was able to do a 900-degree aerial spin that had earned him top scores by the judges.  At the X Games, audience members get to experience never before seen tricks and offer the very best in action sports.  Fans of motorcross and BMX can enjoy watching daredevil riders show off their impressive tricks.  Attend this action packed sports event and make sure to stay for the entertainment extravaganza, XFest.  The XFest gives fans the opportunity to meet their favorite athletes and get signed autographs.  For more information about this year’s X Games, then click here.

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