Press Release:

ESPN X Games 17 Tickets Now on Sale
Guests Scheduled for Inaugural Inside X Athlete Chat Series

Tickets to the 17th annual X Games action sports competition are now on sale at all Ticketmaster locations and the box offices at STAPLES Center and Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE for the Skateboard, BMX, Moto X and Rally Car events held exclusively in downtown Los Angeles July 28 – 31.

X Games 17 ticket prices start at $5 and vary based on location and venue. All tickets to X Games 17 include admission to X Fest at L.A. LIVE. X Fest, free to the public, is the ultimate action sports sponsor and industry village, featuring musical performances, interactive skate parks, athlete appearances, demos and more. In addition to individual event tickets, several ticket packages are available through Ticketmaster outlets. Ticket packages vary, with options that include skatedecks to complete lodging packages. For more detailed information on ticket prices, times of venue operation and more, log on to www.ticketmaster.com/xgames.

Fans will also have the opportunity to celebrate the opening of ticket sales at the ESPN Zone at L.A. Live between 4-7 p.m. PT for the official X Games 17 Ticket Kickoff Party with BMX star and X Games gold medalist Corey Bohan. The first 100 guests will receive food and gameplay cards and will be entered to win an X Games 17 Special Guest Experience package. All guests will have the opportunity to meet and greet Corey Bohan, purchase tickets and win prizes.

The X Games 17 ticket kickoff will also launch of Inside X, aweekly live athlete interview broadcast via the X Games Facebook page. Hosted by Brandon Graham, Inside X can be seen every Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET and will give fans the chance to send in questions and interact with the athletes. The schedule of athlete chats is as follows; for more information log on to www.facebook.com/xgames.

Date -  Guest
June 23 – Corey Bohan
June 28 – Jeremy “Twitch” Stenberg
July 5 – Travis Pastrana
July 12 – Brian Deegan
July 19 – Ryan Sheckler

Additional information on all X Games 17 events will be forthcoming on www.xgames.com.

X Games 17
In its ninth year in Los Angeles, X Games 17 will feature more than 200 athletes at competition venues and event spaces including STAPLES Center and Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE. The 17th annual action sports competition to be held in Los Angeles July 28 – 31 and will debut the new discipline of Enduro X, as well as the first-ever rally street circuit running through the downtown Los Angeles area.ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC will combine to telecast 25 hours of live X Games 17 competition. In addition to the 25 original hours in high definition, the Worldwide Leader in Action Sports will also televise 18 hours of X Games action on ESPN 3D. More than 25 hours will also be distributed on ESPN3.com.