EnduroCross Riders to go Worldwide with ESPN X Games
Brazil, Spain and Germany to join Los Angeles X Games
Irvine, CA (December 11, 2012) – Following the great success of Enduro X at the last two Los Angeles X Games, ESPN has been working on plans to take some of the top EnduroCross riders to participate at three new international locations; Foz, Brazil, Barcelona Spain and Munich Germany. The three events will feature both men’s and women’s classes. A select number of AMA EnduroCross Championship riders (number to be confirmed) will be invited to travel to those events and compete with the best riders from each of those continents.
Eric Peronnard, the creator of EnduroCross and ESPN Enduro X sport organizer stated: “This is an unbelievable opportunity ESPN is offering to the world’s top off road riders. In my wildest dreams I could not have seen such an opportunity arise. X Games has elevated the world of Enduro to unthinkable levels and now we will have the possibility to shine four times a year on several continents.”
2013 X Games Enduro X Schedule
||Arena / Additional Information
|Foz do Iquacu, Brazil
||April 18-21, 2013
||Foz do Iquacu
||May 16-19, 2013
||Barcelona Olympic Stadium
||June 27-30, 2013
|Los Angeles, USA
||August 1-4, 2013
See the ESPN announcement about the 2013 X Games plans here: http://espn.go.com/action/fmx/story/_/id/8732238/moto-x-sends-most-disciplines-2013-x-games-events
2013 GEICO AMA EnduroCross Schedule
||Arena / Additional Information
|Las Vegas, NV
||May 3, 2013
||Orleans Arena (Friday during Supercross weekend)
||June 8, 2013
||Sleep Train Arena
||September 21, 2013
||Citizens Business Bank Arena
||October 12, 2013
||National Western Complex
||October 26, 2013
||November 9, 2013
|Las Vegas, NV
||November 23, 2013
For more information on the TV Coverage, check your local listings or www.motorsportshour.com.
For more information on EnduroCross, go to www.EnduroCross.com.
EnduroCross tracks incorporate various elements of extreme off road racing into a supercross-style setting, including rocks, boulders, logs, sand, mud, a water-hole…and even a few special obstacles like giant tires thrown in! Known as the “toughest racing on two wheels,” this indoor off road racing will certainly keep you on your feet. Don’t miss your chance to see GEICO AMA EnduroCross “Live”. ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC will combine to telecast 25 hours of live X Games 17 competition, which will include Enduro X. For the six remaining EnduroCross events, be sure to log-on to www.motorsportshour.comfor local air dates/times for the Lucas Motorsports Hour on the Versus network.
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