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x gamesThe X Games, the world’s largest action sports competition, is heading to Barcelona in 2013, bringing the finest extreme sports athletes to the capital for an event that’s guaranteed to be full of adrenaline.

Since its inception inRhode Island,USA back in 1995, the X Games have recorded significant points in the history of a variety of sports, with Tony Hawk landing a 900° spin on a skateboard and Motocross rider Travis Pastrana completing the first ever double backflip on a motorbike. Following a tight bidding process, Barcelona has secured the presence of this stellar event, which is anticipated to be amongst the finest ever assembled. Whether it’s the Skateboard Vert Finals, the Moto X Best Trick or even the BMX Park contest, it promises to be an occasion extreme sports fans will not want to miss!

The X Games are currently scheduled for 9-12 May 2013, although these are unofficial dates so could change. If you’re interested, keep an eye out for tickets and combine the event with a stay in one of the nearby Barcelona hotels for an unforgettable trip to the Catalonian capital.

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