The inaugural X Games Shanghai is a wrap! Monster Energy congratulates its BMX, Freestyle Motocross, and Skateboarding athletes on a hugely successful weekend competing at X Games Shanghai 2019. The inaugural action sports festival in the vibrant Chinese metropolis featured seven competitions across Skateboarding, BMX, and Moto X disciplines. Monster’s world-class team took home a total of four medals: three gold medals and one bronze medal.
X Games Shanghai drew massive crowds to the festival village in the Shanghai International Tourism and Resorts Zone. Visitors experienced an action-packed weekend of sports, youth culture and musical performances by Kyotaro, Ayal Komod and MC Hotdog in a festival atmosphere. Broadcast around the world by ESPN and international partners, the two-day spectacle featured a streamlined schedule of events to introduce Chinese audiences to the best in action sports.
The enthusiastic crowd in Shanghai celebrated spectacular performances by 74 athletes from twelve countries. The weekend’s highlights included Monster Energy’s Jackson Strong making an epic return from injury by winning gold in Moto X Best Trick. In Men’s Skateboard Street, the world’s most decorated street skater and Monster Energy team rider Nyjah Huston bested his own record by claiming his tenth career gold medal in a nail-biting finals. What’s more, Trey Wood caused an upset by taking his first gold medal with a never-seen-before trick in Skateboard Big Air.