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The X Games is an annual event with a focus on extreme action sports. The Winter X Games are held in January or February and the Summer X Games are usually held in August.

Also known as: X Games


Game Over For X Games Oslo
X Games Oslo will not receive funding from Oslo Kommune for next years event, wich means there will not be a skateboarding contest in Oslo in 2017.

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A report by Menon shows that the ticket and sponsorship revenue for X Games Oslo 2016 ended at 8.5 million kr, 1 million more than estimated. The event is also popular among people, and gave the city great exposure, including a young audience who are otherwise difficult to reach.

X Games Oslo Was A Good Investment

Both athletes and spectators thought X Games Oslo was a huge success.

X Games Oslo 2016 Was A Success

And never before has so many watched skateboarding on Norwegian television.

X Games Oslo 2016 Breaks TV Record

Check out the results and footage from this years skateboarding event at Skur 13.

X Games Oslo 2016 Skateboard Results
X Games Oslo 2016 Mens Skate Final Footage
X Games Oslo 2016 Womens Skate Final Footage

But the the joy was short lived, as the funding from Oslo Kommune came into question when the argument that the anti-doping work is not up to standards continued.

X Games Oslo 2016 The Drug Testing Argument
X Games Oslo Argument Continues
Skateboarding Could Be Dropped From X Games Oslo

X Games, Antidoping Norge and ESPN eventually signed an agreement, but Oslo city council would still not promise funding for the event.

X Games Agreement In Norway

Oslo Idrettskrets then recomended that the event should not get support from the city, because it does not generate enough activity.

More X Games Oslo Arguments

The winter events will still be held next year, at Hafjell.

X Games 2017 at Hafjell?


External Links

Sources and more information in Norwegian.

Henning Andersen Facebook Post
NRK stlandssendingen - X Games i Oslo


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X Games Returns To Oslo [7/1/2018]
Now in its third year, X Games Norway will bring Ski and Snowboard Big Air and Skateboard Street competitions back to downtown Oslo and to Fornebu in Brum May 16 20 in celebration of Norways constitution day on 17 May.

X Games Skate Back On Track With Drug Testing [24/11/2017]
Skateboarding at the Norwegian X Games event next year is one step closer, after Antidoping Norge and X Games Norge reached an agreement that the skaters partispating will be drug tested.

Samarria Brevard X Games Profile [16/11/2017]
Check out Samarria Brevards X Games profile on the ESPN website.


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2016: Interviews
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2016: X Games Oslo
X Games Oslo Mens Street Finals
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2016: X Games Oslo
X Games Oslo Womens Street Finals
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2018: Event Flyers: Show Picture
X Games Norway Announcement

2017: Advertisments: Show Picture
X Games Norway Concept Drawing.

2017: Advertisments: Show Picture
X Games Norway Concept Drawing.


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Rolling Stone Magazine has a feature on Elliot Sloan and his jaw dropping indy 900 at X Games Minneapolis.

NORB Prepares For Skateboard Olympics [8/6/2016]
NORB, the Norwegian skateboard association, is working to get skatebording recognised as a sport in Norway, to prepare for the expected inclusion in the 2020 Olympic Games.

Can drugs keep skateboarding out of the Olympics? [28/4/2016]
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Here are the results from this years Trikkestallen X-Mas Jam in Trondheim.

Pedro Barros X Games Feature [24/5/2015]
X Games has an article about Brazilian skateboarder Pedro Barros.

Summer X-Games 2015 [25/4/2015]
The X Games are being held in Austin June 4-7 2015.

Petter Brunvatne at X Games Oslo [2/3/2015]
Petter Brunvatne writes about this X Games Oslo experience for Fdrelandsvennen.

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Leticia Bufoni Shape Interview [2/6/2014]
Shape Magazine did an interview with Brazilian skateborder Leticia Bufoni.

X-Games 2013 Munchen Results and Footage [21/8/2013]
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