ESPN to telecast Kia X Games Asia from 29 April

ESPN to telecast Kia X Games Asia from 29 April


MUMBAI: ESPN Star Sports, which operates ESPN, Star Sports and Star Cricket channels, will air the 2012 edition of Kia X Games Asia in India.

The X Games which are Asia?s biggest action sports competition will kick off in Shanghai 29 April running through to 1 May.

ESPN will provide live and exclusive telecast of the games on from 1-3 pm on all three days. The event will feature more than 150 athletes from more than 30 countries, treating fans to competition in the sports of Skateboard, BMX, Aggressive In-Line Skate and Moto X Big Air demonstrations.

This year?s event is the 14th edition of the competition and will feature the mini-MegaRamp structure that towers more than three stories high, and longer than two basketball courts. The mini MegaRamp contests will feature Skateboard and BMX athletes dropping into a structure with a 9.2m high roll-in, launching over a gap 7.6m long and continuing into a 5.5m quarter-pipe.

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