X-Games Adds MTB Slopestyle for 2013

Date Dec 10, 2012

Mountain Bike Slopestyle will make its first appearance at the X-Games in 2013, at the Munich, Germany event, according to a release from ESPN.

“We were always taking kind of a global look at things while selecting which sports would appear in which cities,” said Tim Reed, X Games senior director of content strategy. “[Slopestyle] was an event that the locals felt very strongly about and felt it was relevant,” Reed said. “The hill has a great elevation change, so we figured it out.”


What are your thoughts on X-Games slopestyle? Another venue for mountain bikes to get some exposure, or a slippery slope towards big air contests and the return of downhill snow racing?

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the-Master-Plan-Dan
the Master Plan Dan
9 years, 8 months ago
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"A slippery slope towards big air contests and the return of downhill snow racing."

This…

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Kevin26
Kevin26
9 years, 8 months ago
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sweet! Hopefully it won't take much away from the FMB because that tour is getting pretty sweet with crankworx + rampage being the crown jewels, but just a couple events (looks like just munich for next summer?) with all the big names on TV will be rad.

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