The road to the X Games in Minneapolis rolled through Boise last week with qualifying rounds.
Not surprisingly, 12-year-old Brighton Zeuner won the skateboard park competition. Zeuner finished fourth at the X Games in Austin last year and figures to be among the favorites when the competition reaches U.S. Bank Stadium July 13-16.
Tom Schaar won the skateboard park men's competition, whileNick Bruce was the men's winner in BMX Park.
The best athletes in the sport will be on hand in for the X Games finals in Minneapolis. More than 100,000 fans are expected to attend the events, some of which will take place at the Mall of America.
From Alec Majerus of Rochester and Nyjah Huston in skateboard street, to Lizzie Armanto in women's skateboard park, and Taka Higashino in Moto X Freestyle, the event will feature all of the games biggest stars across all disciplines.
Here are the 20 athletes you don't want to miss at the X Games.
When is X Games Minneapolis: July 13-16
Where are the X Games: All events except the Harley-Davidson Flat Track will be held at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Harley-Davidson Flat Track race will take place at Mall of America. Here is the full schedule of events.
How can I get tickets to the X Games: Ticket prices start as low as $10 for the Harley-Davidson Flat Track Racing at the Mall of America, but can reach as high as $750 for the all-access VIP experience. There is something for everyone, though, with several reasonably-priced packages.
What about the party?: The X Games kickoff party will be held at the famed First Avenue in downtown Minneapolis (701 N. 1st Ave.). Tickets for that show can be purchased separately. The event starts at 9 p.m. Thursday, and features deM atlaS, followed by Aesop Rock with Rob Sonic co-headlining the night with Prof.
How can I watch the X Games?: You can watch the games live on ESPN and ABC, and live streaming of the games on the ESPN App. Portions of the games will also be on the X Games YouTube Channel.
The U.S. Bank Stadium venue map, which includes street closures and where to watch the events, is already out.
The X Games will be one of the most popular sporting events ever held here in the Twin Cities. Whether you've followed the events all your life, or you're completely new to the experience, there will be plenty to see.