X Games Goes to Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil on April 18th – 21st
February 11, 2013
Three New Cities Join L.A., Aspen and Tignes to Host X Games in 2013. ESPN, the leading action sports content provider, and creator of the X Games, will bring the X Games to Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil; Munich, Germany and Barcelona, Spain beginning in 2013. Those cities will join Aspen, Colo.; Los Angeles, Calif. and Tignes, France to host the X Games in an effort to expand globally. With relevance to contemporary youth around the world, this expansion is a transformation from an action sports competition brand into an action sports lifestyle brand that will highlight new locations and enhanced cultural and digital elements around the world.
- Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil
Action sports is an integral part to the lifestyle in Foz do Iguaçu, especially those linked to nature and water, and action sports participation is growing every year. As one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the city of Foz do Iguaçu, a UNESCO world heritage site since 1986 and center for environmental thought and dialogue, uniquely offers the integration of the event with nature and the concept of environmental sustainability as a true pillar. Located on the borders of Argentina and Paraguay, X Games events will be held at the Iguaçu Falls, the Itaipu Dam and the Foz Do Iguacu Convention Center.
X Games 2013 Schedule:
- Aspen, Colo., USA: January 24-27
- Tignes, France: March 20-22
- Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil: April 18-21
- Barcelona, Spain: May 9-12
- Munich, Germany: June 27-30
- Los Angeles, Calif., USA: August 1-4
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