ESPN X Games
Since its inception in 1995, ESPN’s X Games have become the leading action-sports competition and lifestyle brand, spotlighting the world’s best action-sports athletes in BMX, skateboard and Moto X at the X Games; and skiing, snowboarding and snowmobiling at the winter version of the X Games against the backdrop of each individual host city. Beginning in 2013, X Games evolved from an action-sports competition into one of the most complete youth culture experiences available with an enhanced sport, music and festival lineup. With relevance to contemporary youth around the world, this expansion highlighted new locations and enhanced cultural and digital elements around the world. Over the past two decades, the X Games has successfully organized events, qualifiers and demonstrations around the globe in countries including Brazil, Germany, Spain, France, Norway, Canada, China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Taiwan, Philippines and the UAE.Visit ESPN X Games
Youngest X Games athlete
Gui Khury (BRA, b. 18 Dec 2008) was 10 years 225 days old when he competed in the Skateboard Vert elimination round on 31 Jul 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. The record for youngest X Games medallist was claimed two days later at the same event: Cocona Hiraki (JPN, b. 26 Aug 2008) was aged 10 years 341 days old when she won a silver medal in the Women’s Skateboard Park competition on 2 Aug 2019.