Participants compete to win bronze, silver, and gold medals, as well as prize money. Concurrent with competition is the "X Fest" sports and music festival, which offers live music, athlete autograph sessions, and interactive elements. The X Games gained media exposure due to their big name sponsors, top-tier athletes, and consistent fan attendance.
ESPN management decides to devote significant resources to the creation of an international gathering of action sport athletes. A team assembles to develop the concept. The primary reasons for the change are to allow easier translation to international audiences and better branding opportunities.
This year the event will showcase more than of the best action sports athletes from more than 20 countries and five continents in world-class competition in the sports of Skateboard, BMX, In-Line Skate and Sport Climbing. This year, competitors can look forward to an increase in prize money for the event, and Skateboard, BMX, and In-Line participants for the street discipline can also expect a new course design that will resemble real street conditions. The KIA X Games Asia has earned a strong global reputation with a significant increase in awareness about action sports in the region.
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All rights reserved. In a nail-biting contest, defending champion Abu Dzar Yulianto of Indonesia had to settle for the silver after a narrow loss in the final against Russia's Sergey Sinitsyn in the Men's Speed Climbing event. Yulianto looked set to repeat his previous victory after consistent runs in the preliminary and semi-final rounds, but a minor slip on the wall in the final cost him precious milliseconds, and the gold medal.
Aggressive inline skating was still included in the X Games in Asia. His performance set numerous street roller blading records. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Tuesday, November 24, Asian X Games. Check out the crazy routesetting for the Asian X Games. Be sure to watch the second half, with one of the most entertaining routes we've ever seen!