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X Games 17: Real Street Preview

The X Games 17 is happening in Los Angeles, California, from July 28 to July 31. The big event that everyone is talking about for the second year in a row is called “Real Street” - find out what it is right here on Kidzworld!

Real Street Returns

Real Street returns to the X games and it’s got some pretty sweet competition. Sixteen of the world’s best street skateboarders have submitted a 60-second video for a shot at $50,000 and an X Games gold medal. Competing this year are:

  • Daewon Song
  • Tommy Sandoval
  • Dylan Rieder
  • Darrell Stanton
  • Joey Brezinski
  • Tom Asta
  • Anthony Schultz
  • Zered Bassett
  • Eli Reed
  • Brandon Westgate
  • Ryan Decenzo
  • Louie Barletta
  • Billy Marks
  • Silas Baxter-Neal
  • Tony Tave
  • Guru Khalsa

After the videos air on ABC on Saturday, July 30, a panel of judges and respected pros will pick the winning part. The top four judges’ picks will also be invited to L.A. to compete for another [kwlink ]X Games medal and $5,000 in a Game of S.K.8, airing live on ESPN2 on Sunday, July 31.

All 16 videos are currently posted on xgames.com/realstreet, and you, the fan, are able to vote in a tournament-style bracket for your favorite video. The skater who racks up the most fan votes wins $10,000 and will be announced on July 31.

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