Barcelona will witness one of the most spectacular sporting events that have passed through catalan capital in the last decades. And the world’s biggest competition of action sports comes to Montjuic from 16 to May 19: the X Games Barcelona. A sporting event, billed as the Olympic Games of extreme sports, which come to Europe for the first time since 1995 after being celebrated in different parts of the United States.
Last year, with the bet to expand globally by ESPN -producer who directs and manages the X Games-, Barcelona, along with Foz de Iguaçu and Munich, were selected, in addition to Los Angeles, to celebrate the X Games in 2013.
So, after the X Games become one of the most viewed sporting events with 80 million viewers, Barcelona will have the opportunity to see the best riders in the world compete for the medals made in 15 different ways. These patterns come in four disciplines spread- Skate, BMX, Moto X and RallyCross- which have their venue in the Lluis Companys Olympic Stadium, Palau Sant Jordi, Montjuic Municipal Pool and the Esplanade of the Olympic Ring.
With regards to skate, the best skaters of the moment come to Barcelona to fight in the Park, Vert, SLS Street and Big Air. Of these two disciplines fit two data point. Regarding the Street and through an agreement signed with the Street League Skateboarding, the greatest concerning the discipline will be in Barcelona. As regards the Big Air, the organizacion builds a mega ramp never before seen in Europe with dimensions of 25 meters high and 100 meters long which will challenge both skaters and BMX riders. Precisely BMX fans will also have the opportunity to see the great specialists of disciplines Park, Street, Vert and Big Air.
If the show bikes and skates will be total, what about what will happen in the disciplines of motor. And in what refers to the bikes, the Palau Sant Jordi will have the best drivers in Best Whip, Freestyle, Step Up, Enduro and Speed & Style. Meanwhile, the RallyCross is a six-lap race in the Olympic Stadium in a circuit where skidding, overtaking and jumping cars will lift audiences from their seats.
And an event like this, how could it be otherwise, must have an exceptional list of drivers. So legends like Travis Pastrana (RallyCross), Robbie Maddison (Moto X), Nate Adams (Moto X), Bob Burnquist (Skate), Paul Rodriguez (Skate) or Ken Block (RallyCross), among others, will be in the X Games Barcelona. And beside them, local athletes as Moto X rider Dany Torres, who already knows what it is to get a medal at the X Games, Edgar Torronteras (Moto X), Sergio Layos (BMX Street) or Fran Molina (Skate) will everything possible to make stay at home medals.
But if all this were not enough, the X Games Barcelona also offer much more than sport. As is the case with X Music, a music festival to be held on May 18 at the Poble Espanyol and which will be attended by artists such as 50 Cent, Nach or Zedd. On the other hand, in the X Fest, which will be located on the esplanade of Olympic ring, fans can play with different activities and check the news of the principals brands of extreme sports. In addition, 25 local bands will put the rhythm this meeting point for fans and athletes. Look at the official web page.
As you can see, the X Games Barcelona have all possible ingredients to become one of the historical events of the sport in Barcelona. So, do not let them know you and be also part of the history of the X Games. Come to Barcelona, where you can seee the best sport in the world. Ren Top Apartments offers you a luxury apartments selection perfect for all needs, located in the city center, by the sea or on the exclusive hills of the city. Our apartments are the top for a top holiday.