Posts Categorized: Event Coverage

Skate For The Cure – Day 1 Super Ramp Practice

Day one of the Skate For The Cure EZROCKS event in Bellevue, Washington began with a VIP media event. City Council members and Mayor Claudia Balducci came out to kick off the festivities for the weekend. The top Super Ramp riders in the world came out to support the cause, including Washington’s favorite son and… Reads more »

Gold Medal Review – X Games Austin

X Games Austin finished up just over a week ago, but it’s not too late to revisit the highlights from two of the events we produced at X Games. Last week, X Games Austin delivered gold medals to five skateboarders across Skateboard Vert, Big Air, Park and Street. Some, including Jimmy Wilkins & Tom Schaar… Reads more »

Colton Satterfield Takes Gold At BMX Big Air

As the sun set over Austin, a huge crowd gathered around the GoPro BMX Big Air competition. Texas native and crowd favorite Morgan Wade entertained the crowd and eventually won silver with a score of 89.66. Topping the competition was Salt Lake City native Colton Satterfield, who nailed a no-handed corked 720 over the gap… Reads more »

Tom Schaar Takes Gold At Skateboard Big Air

Linking together a backside 720 over the gap before managing to somehow hold on to a 900 on the big quarter-pipe, Schaar not only became the second-youngest recipient of an X Games gold, but signalled the beginning of a new epoch in the evolution of this most enthralling of skateboarding’s sub-genres. There was an up… Reads more »

Skate & BMX Vert Finals Light Up Downtown Austin

AUSTIN, Texas — Jamie Bestwick won his ninth consecutive gold medal in BMX Vert on opening night of X Games Austin on Thursday, riding in the shadow of the Texas State Capitol building. Bestwick held off challenges from Simon Tabron and Dennis McCoy, who took silver and bronze, respectively. Thanks to big tricks like a… Reads more »

XGames Austin 2014 Practices Have Started

From Park to Vert – Things couldn’t be running more smoothly. All the athletes are performing solid throughout every practice. Even with temperatures in the mid 90’s, with a bit of humidity.. Nothing’s stopping no one out here! Don’t Mess With Texas..