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Thursday, July 16, 2009

Xgames in L.A. Participants

X Games celebrates 15 years with 200 athletes—some who have competed at X Games since the beginning. The 15th annual action sports competition will be held in Los Angeles July 30—August 2, 2009, and will feature the world's best athletes competing in BMX, Moto X, Skateboarding and Rally Car Racing. Tickets for X Games 15 will be available for purchase beginning June 25 at the STAPLES Center and Nokia Theater box offices as well as online at Ticketmaster.

Below is the list of the first wave of athletes invited to compete at X Games 15. This list is constantly being updated and is subject to change.

Skateboard Big Air Athlete Name Country
Jake Brown AUS
Bob Burnquist BRA
Pierre-Luc Gagnon CAN
Buster Halterman USA
Rob Lorifice USA
Andy MacDonald USA
Adam Taylor USA
Danny Way USA

Skateboard Big Air Rail Jam Athlete Name Country
Jake Brown AUS
Bob Burnquist BRA
Pierre-Luc Gagnon CAN
Danny Way USA

Skateboard Park - Men Athlete Name Country
Chad Bartie AUS
Kyle Berard USA
Dennis Busenitz USA
Daniel Cardone ITA
Chet Childress USA
Dan Drehobl USA
Rune Glifberg DEN
Alain Goikoetxea ESP
Omar Hassan USA
Andy Macdonald USA
Rick McCrank CAN
Javier Mendizabal ESP
Matt Mumford AUS
Al Partanen USA
John Rattray SCO
Keegan Sauder USA
Tony Trujillo USA

Skateboard Park - Adaptive Athlete Name Country
Jon Comer TBD
Buddy Elias TBD
Aaron Fotheringham TBD
Chris Gentry USA
Oscar Loreto TBD
Garry Moore TBD
Rob Nelson TBD
Mike Rogers TBD
Evan Strong CAN

Skateboard Street - Men Athlete Name Country
Mike Mo Capaldi USA
Chris Cole USA
Nick Dompierre USA
Corey Duffel USA
Adam Dyet USA
Sierra Fellers USA
Nyjah Huston USA
Terry Kennedy USA
Eric Koston USA
Greg Lutzka USA
Sean Malto USA
Billy Marks USA
Silas Baxter-Neal USA
Chaz Ortiz USA
Rodolfo Ramos BRA
Andrew Reynolds USA
Paul Rodriguez USA
Ryan Sheckler USA
Darrell Stanton USA

Skateboard Street - Women Athlete Name Country
Evelien Bouilliart BEL
Leticia Bufoni BRA
Amy Caron USA
Marisa Dal Santo USA
Lorena Lima USA
Lauren Perkins USA
Rachel Reinhard USA
Elissa Steamer USA
Vanessa Torres USA

Skateboard Vert - Men Athlete Name Country
Bob Burnquist BRA
Sandro Dias BRA
Pierre-Luc Gagnon CAN
Rune Glifberg DEN
Bucky Lasek USA
Andy McDonald USA
Danny Mayer USA
Alex Perelson USA
Adam Taylor USA
Shaun White USA

Skateboard Vert - Women Athlete Name Country
Lyn-z Adams Hawkins USA
Allysha Bergado USA
Cara-Beth Burnside USA
Karen Jones BRA
Julie Kindstrand USA
Mimi Knoop USA
Gaby Ponce USA
Lea Taylor USA


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posted by Xavier Lannes @ Thursday, July 16, 2009 


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