Yesterday marked the first ever Nitro World Games, a revolutionary action sports competition held at Salt Lake City Utah’s Rice-Eccles Stadium. The games were hosted by World Snowboarding Champion and Olympian, Todd Richards, and action sports legends, Travis Pastrana and Tony Hawk. The competition featured some of the best athletes from across the globe in action sports’ most exciting and popular disciplines, including freestyle motocross (FMX), BMX, skate, inline and scooter.
FMX legend and Nitro Circus ringleader Travis Pastrana promised the inaugural Nitro World Games would break new boundaries, progressing action sports to an unprecedented level. He did not disappoint the more than 25,000 fans in attendance at Rice-Eccles Stadium who saw four hours of non-stop thrills and surprises never before seen in an action sports competition. An all-star lineup featuring Olympic snowboarder Todd Richards, skate legend Tony Hawk and Pastrana co-hosted the NBC primetime television broadcast in the U.S.