The X Games is an annual sports event, controlled and arranged by the U.S. sports broadcaster ESPN (with coverage also shown on its sister network ABC), which focuses on extreme sports. The inaugural X Games were held in summer 1995 in Rhode Island. Participants compete to win bronze, silver and gold medals, and prize money.The competition often features new tricks such as Tony Hawk's 900 in skateboarding, Travis Pastrana's double backflip in freestyle motocross, Heath Frisby's first ever snowmobile front flip in Snowmobile Best Trick, and Torstein Horgmo's first landed triple flip in a snowboard competition.
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    … on at least one mobile device. What it means: This group spends fast and early on technology: they buy new technology without hesitation and lead their friends in the gadget race. Forget Mountain Dew — it’s Samsung that should be handing out free swag at the X-Games. Smackdowns in the suburbs Who they are: These occasional yogis and devout recyclers…

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