First wave of invited Athletes to X Games 18

It’s going to be the 10th summer X Games held in Los Angeles. The manifest of all extreme sports will take place in the downtown of LA at venues and spaces like  STAPLES Center, Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE, Event Deck at L.A. LIVE, the new downtown rally car street circuit and the debut of the Big Air ramp on Chick Hearn Court from June 28 to July 1.

Yesterday, the first list of invited Athletes was released. In the first wave, we can see some big names of MX and FMX like the 11-time X Games medalist Brian Deegan, who is going to defend his 2011 X Games RallyCross gold medal, Nate Adams – a defending Moto X Freestyle and Speed& Style gold medalist. Furthermore, a gold medalist of the inaugural Moto X Enduro X Men’s event Taddy Blazusiak and Vicki Golden, the defending Moto X racing gold medalist. Note: the list will be growing and there still might be some changes and other updates.

Moto X Best Trick: Kyle Loza, Mark Monea, Cam Sinclair, Jackson Strong

Moto X Best Whip: Todd Potter, Jeremy Stenberg

Moto X Freestyle: Nate Adams, Taka Higashino, Adam Jones, Levi Sherwood

Moto X Speed & Style: Nate Adams, Ronnie Faisst, Robbie Maddison, Mike Mason

Moto X Step Up: Massimo Bianconcini, Matt Buyten, Mike Mason, Ronnie Renner

Moto X Racing Women: Ashley Fiolek, Tarah Gieger, Vicki Golden, Jackie Ives, Sayaka Kaneshiro, Livia Lancelot, Jessica Ptterson, Sara Price, Meghan Rutledge

Moto X Enduro X Men: Geoff Aaron, Destry Abbott, Chris Birch, Taddy Blazusiak, Mike Brown,Christophe Bruand, Kurt Casselli,  Alfredo Gomez, Colton Haaker, Graham Jarvis, Andreas Letterbichler, Joakim Ljunggren, Kendall Norman, Bobby Prochnau, Kyle Redmond, Taylor Robert, Kevin Rookstool, Justin Soule, Gary Sutherlin, Johnny Walker, Cody Webb, Peter Weiss

Moto X Enduro X Women: Maria Forsberg, Tarah Gieger, Steffi Laier, Kacy Martinez


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