Full Real Ski Episode to Air February 24 on ABC
Kicking off the Real Series 2018 schedule, Real Ski launched today, February 14, with six never-before-seen urban-freeskiing video parts debuting on XGames.com. A full World of X Games episode will air February 24 on ABC, featuring all six video parts, behind-the-scenes footage and athlete interviews. The videos will be judged by a panel of industry experts, and their selections for which athlete/filmer teams will be awarded X Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be announced on the ABC broadcast. Cash prizes will be awarded to the medalists. Fans will also have a chance to view and vote for their favorite videos online at XGames.com/RealSki, with the Fan Favorite winning an additional cash prize.
Click Photo to View Teaser – Skier: Antti Ollila / Photo: Ville Vappula
The six Real Ski athletes and filmers competing are:
- Magnus Graner / Gustav Cavallin
- LJ Strenio / Jake Strassman
- Phil Casabon / Alexandre Casabon & Brady Perron
- Mike Hornbeck / Spencer Milbocker
- Antti Ollila / Joonas Mattila
- Keegan Kilbride / Ethan Timmons
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, Snow, Street, BMX, Moto and Wake. Now in its ninth year, the Real Series will feature past Real Series winners and Fan Favorites, X Games medalists and up-and-coming athletes from around the world.
Grace Coryell, ESPN Communications, [email protected], 213-405-4402
Danny Chi, ESPN Communications, [email protected], 213-405-4400