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X Game Enduro X This Friday!

| 2 June 2015 12:06 pm

X Games
Circuit of the Americas

Courtesy of GEICO
AUSTIN, TX, JUNE 2, 2015

The 2015 X Games will take place in Austin, Texas, from June 4 to June 7. The awesome Circuit of the Americas will host the X Games for the second time, and will include Enduro X competition on Friday, June 5. The Enduro X is scheduled to air on ESPN on Friday evening, along with the Skateboard Big Air competition. Check your local listings for air times.

The Men’s Enduro X field will include 24 riders, headlined by 2014 GEICO AMA EnduroCross Champion Cody Webb and current 2015 points leader Colton Haaker. FMF KTM’s Taylor Robert, a former Enduro X gold-medal winner, will be back in action after recovering from a broken wrist. Also, Mike Brown, another former Enduro X gold-medal winner, will also be gunning for another gold.

Kacy Martinez (center) took the Women’s X Games gold in 2014 and was joined on the podium by Sandra Gomez (left) and Rachael Gutish (right). Look for ESPN coverage of the 2015 event this Friday, June 5.

Kacy Martinez (center) took the Women’s X Games gold in 2014 and was joined on the podium by Sandra Gomez (left) and Rachael Gutish (right). Look for ESPN coverage of the 2015 event this Friday, June 5.

In Women’s Enduro X action, Kacy Martinez will be looking to defend the gold medal she earned at the 2014 Austin X Games, but she will be facing stiff competition from 12 other female riders, including multiple-time gold-medal winner Maria Forsberg, who is coming out of semiretirement to compete. Spain’s Laia Sanz and Sandra Gomez will also be threats, as will Great Britain’s Emma Bristow, and Canada’s Lexi Pechout, the 2014 Women’s GEICO EnduroCross Champion, will be looking for her first X Games medal.

“The X Games will feature an exciting mix of two-wheel competition in 2015, including Enduro X, Step Up, Speed and Style, Best Whip, and – for the first time ever – a Quarter Pipe Freestyle competition and Flat Track,” said Eric Peronnard, the Motorcycle Sports Organizer for the X Games. “This will be an exciting four days of motorcycle competition showcased in front of a huge audience on site and via all of the ESPN networks.”

For more information on the 2015 Austin X Games, please visit xgames.espn.go.com/xgames/.

For more information on EnduroCross, please visit www.EnduroCross.com.

2015 GEICO AMA EnduroCross Championship Schedule
Round 4: X Games, June 5, 2015 (Venue To Be Confirmed), Austin, Texas
Round 5: September 26, 2015 – Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento, California
Round 6: October 3, 2015 – National Western Complex, Denver, Colorado
Round 7: October 17, 2015 – XFINITY Arena, Everett, Washington
Round 8: November 7, 2015 – Ford Idaho Center, Boise, Idaho
Round 9: November 20-21, 2015 – Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario, California
(Schedule is provisional.)

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