The LG Action Sports Championships is the season-ending World Championships for Skateboarding, BMX, Inline Skating and Freestyle Motocross (FMX). The event serves as the “Super Bowl” for the booming world of action sports.
The athletes qualify for this invitational event based on their worldwide results from the 2007 contest season. Only the top 50 pros from each sport globally qualify for the event.
Besides containing all of the top superstars in action sports, the event also includes top bands performing live, an interactive sponsors expo, DJ’s, break-dancing, graffiti artists and mixers.
The event features two hundred (200) of the top professional and amateur athletes from skateboarding, BMX, inline skating and Freestyle Motocross, including all the biggest names in those sports. It is annually the best field of talent of any event in action sports, and consists of athletes from 23 countries.
Following is a partial list of the top pros that have qualified or are expected to compete in this international field of talent: Dave Mirra (USA), Bucky Lasek (USA), Bob Burnquist (BRA), Ryan Nyquist (USA), Jamie Bestwick (UK), Sandro Dias (BRA), Pierre-Luc Gagnon (CAN), Andy Macdonald (USA), Ryan Sheckler (USA), Mathias Ringstrom (SWE), Rune Glifberg (DEN), Simon Tabron (UK), Ryan Guettler (AUS), Kevin Robinson (USA), Chad Kagy (USA), Taig Khris (FRA), Fabiola da Silva (BRA), Eito Yasutoko (JAP), Takeshi Yasutoko (JAP), Shane Yost (TAS), Tobias Wicke (GER)