FMB World Tour 2013 welcomes X Games Munich Slopestyle Event

will make its debut for X Games in , 27th – 30th June 2013. This incredible development is a milestone for the sport of . The 2013 is excited to announce that X Games ’s event will be an official Diamond Stop on the 2013 calendar.

Since the start of the back in 2010, the discipline of has come a long way. Every season we see awesome progression and now, the riders’ dedication and commitment, has given them the chance to be a part of the biggest collection of extreme sport competitions. X Games has recognized as a discipline for X Games 2013 and to maximize the level of competition, it will be an official Diamond stop on the 2013 calendar. That’s right! This summer, will host the first of three Diamond events and the only one to take place in .

FMBA’s Vice President Tarek Rasouli commented: “The fact that is part of the X Games is a real milestone for the freeride scene. It’s exactly what lots of athletes and fans have dreamed of. Moreover, X Games will host a Diamond event of 2013 in is absolutely fantastic. For both sides it’s exciting that this event is part of the tour. Both platforms can only enhance each other. The FMBA is very much looking forward to the only an Diamond event in 2013.”

There is something about the X Games that inspires athletes to push the boundaries of possibility. Diamond events are saved for only the toughest and most competitive events on the scene, such as Joyride or Rampage – so it should be no surprise that X Games joins this elite group of events. You can expect to see all the top riders there, competing for the first Diamond event points of the season. Martin Soderstrom is ecstatic about the chance to show off his skills at the X Games . In Martin’s own words: “I would say that everything suggests this is going to be the craziest contest in the history of . First of all, the Diamond status – so riders will be riding hard to score big points for the world tour. Secondly, all the athletes are super excited to show our sport in the best possible way and to prove that is in X Games to stay!”

New location, new discipline, new athletes: X Games will definitely be a milestone in X Games history. Below you will find useful links to follow all the latest news about X Games and the 2013. We look forward to seeing you in 27th – 30thJune, for the first ever event at X Games!

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