Full Real Ski Episode to Air March 2 on ABC
Kicking off the Real Series Presented by Nexcare™ Brand 2019 schedule, Real Ski launched today, February 20, with six never-before-seen urban-freeskiing video parts debuting on XGames.com. A full World of X Games episode will air Saturday, March 2 on ABC, featuring all six video parts, behind-the-scenes footage and athlete interviews.
In each Real Series competition, athletes and filmer/editors form two-person teams to produce a never-before-seen video part in their own unique style. Each part debuts on XGames.com, where fans can watch and vote for their favorite video, and is celebrated across X Games social platforms. The competition culminates in a one-hour World of X Games episode featuring all of the contest’s video parts, as well as behind-the-scenes footage from a selection of the medalists and competitors.
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Skier: Alex Beaulieu-Marchand / Photo: Jocelyn Cadieux
The six Real Ski athletes and filmers competing are:
Phil Casabon / Brady Perron
Henrik Harlaut / Emil Granöö
Alex Beaulieu-Marchand / Antoine Caron
Pär “Peyben” Hägglund / Emil Larsson
Jake Mageau / Oliver Hoblitzelle
Kim Boberg / Andreas Olofsson
What began in 2010 with the debut of Real Street has expanded over the past 10 years into a five-sport competition series featuring next-level, original action sports video parts. The Real Series presented by Nexcare™ Brand now includes Real Ski, Real Snow, Real Street, Real BMX and Real Moto. The 2019 Real Series returns to the World of X Games content lineup on XGames.com and ABC, each competition will feature past Real Series winners and Fan Favorites, X Games medalists and up-and-coming athletes from around the world.
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Grace Coryell, ESPN Communications, [email protected], 213-405-4402
Olivia Wilson, ESPN Communications, [email protected], 213-405-4145