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Josh Sheehan competes at the 2016 Nitro Circus NITRO WORLD GAMES in Salt Lake CIty, Utah

2017 Nitro World Games

Jun 232017

Officially partnering with Nitro World Games, Monster Energy proudly announces its team of athletes headed to Salt Lake City this weekend for the second Nitro World Games taking place on Saturday, June 24 at 4:30 pm (MDT) at the Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City with live coverage on NBC during a single three-hour broadcast.

Created by Nitro Circus CEO and Creative Director Michael Porra and action sports legend Travis Pastrana, the Nitro World Games will host the best athletes and biggest stars from across the globe in action sports’ most exciting disciplines to include freestyle motocross (FMX), BMX, Skateboard, and scooter. Created to reinvigorate the world of action sports, Nitro World Games features new disciplines, formats, tricks and massive ramps along with a Nitro-invented live scoring format to ensure fans can engage with the competition every single minute of the Games.  Monster Energy will feature Monster Energy girls and sampling.

Coined as “the biggest event in the history of action sports” by founders Porra and Pastrana, the innovative modern-day Nitro World Games competition surpassed all expectations in its inaugural year and is expected to be a fascinating three-hour experience airing live during prime time on NBC.

Ready for Nitro World Games the Monster Energy team is stacked with a large number of athletes earning coveted invites, but only the top eight athletes in each discipline will advance to the actual Nitro World Games on June 24.

Key Monster Energy athletes to watch out for to see if they will advance include:

In FMX Josh Sheehan is definitely the one to watch and will also be competing in FMX Best Trick.  Teammates Taka Higashino, Blake Williams and Fred Kyrillos will compete in FMX.  Also be on the look out for Harry Bink who will compete in FMX and FMX Best Trick.


In BMX Triple Hit defending triples champ and Monster Army athlete Colton Walker will represent Monster Energy along with Colton Satterfield, Andy Buckworth and Alex Coleborn, as well as Monster Army’s Brian Fox. As for BMX Best Tricks Colton Satterfield, Andy Buckworth and James Foster will have the chance to advance to the final eight.


In Skate Best Trick, Jake Brown will be gunning for the podium.


If you can’t attend make sure to tune into the live broadcast on primetime NBC at 8 pm ET, 7 pm CT 8 pm PT from Salt Lake City Utah’s Rice-Eccles Stadium.


To purchase tickets and for more information go to http://www.nitroworldgames, and make sure to check out and Monster Energy Facebook this weekend to score all the exclusive updates direct from Nitro World Games including photos, videos, and contest results. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @monsterenergy.