X Games Reveals Real Series 2018 Competition Lineup

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X Games Reveals Real Series 2018 Competition Lineup

Samarria Brevard Becomes First Female Invited to Real Street Competition

A forum for the world’s best riders and filmers to create premium action sports video content, the Real Series brings together the worlds of competitive action sports and core video parts for six competitions in 2018 – Ski, Snowboard, Street, BMX, Moto and Wakeboard. Now in its ninth year, the Real Series will feature past Real Series winners and Fan Favorites, X Games medalists and up-and-coming riders from around the world. This year, X Games silver medalist Samarria Brevard will also become the first female skater to drop a Real Street part.

The list of invited riders and filmers for Real Snow, Ski, Skate and BMX is below. Real Moto and Real Wake Driven by MasterCraft athletes will be announced at a later date.

Real Snow                                               Real Ski                      

Frank Bourgeois / William Demers        Magnus Granér / Gustav Cavallin

Anto Chamberland / Sam Sosnowski     LJ Strenio / Jake Strassman

Dan Brisse / Mikael Ahtika                       Phil Casabon / Alexandre Casabon & Brady Perron

Ozzy Henning / Cole Taylor                      Mike Hornbeck / Spencer Milbocker

Benny Urban / Alex Pfeffer                        Antti Ollila / Joonas Mattila

Bode Merrill / Jon Stark                             Keegan Kilbride / Ethan Timmons


Real Street                                                Real BMX

Bobby Worrest / John Valenti                   Kevin Peraza / Juani Zurita

Cole Wilson / Don Luong                            Colin Varanyak / Doeby

Chris Joslin / Devin Lopez                          Brad Simms / TBD

Trevor Colden / Blake Matthews               Corey Martinez / Peter Adam

Chris Cole / Chris Ray                                  Tom Dugan / Darryl Tocco

Daewon Song / Luis Cruz                            Sean Ricany / Veesh

Ryan Lay / Matt Blevins

Torey Pudwill / Erik Bragg

Samarria Brevard / Monique O’Tool

Like past Real Series competitions, each sport’s video parts will premiere on XGames.com  where fans can watch and vote for their favorite. The video parts will be judged by a panel of industry experts and the medalists will be revealed in a one-hour World of X Games show that will premiere on ABC 10 days after the videos drop.

The Real Series on ABC schedule for 2018 is detailed below:

Competition                        XGames.com               World of X Games

Real Ski                                   February 14                        February 24

Real Snow                                March 14                           March 24

Real Street                               April 25                              May 5

Real BMX                                 May 23                               June 2

Real Moto                                 August            

Real Wake                                September


The schedule is subject to change. More details will be available on www.xgames.com for fans or on www.espnmediazone.com for members of the media.



Grace Coryell, ESPN Communications, [email protected], 213-405-4402

Olivia Wilson, ESPN Communications, [email protected], 213-405-4145

Grace Coryell

Based out of the LAPC in Los Angeles, Calif., Grace Coryell is manager of communications focusing on X Games and West Coast PR. A native Angelino, Coryell attended the University of Southern California and began working at ESPN in 2008.
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