As preparations for the 2017 Nitro World Games get underway, a second wave of athletes has been added to the ground breaking action sports competition, airing in primetime on NBC from Salt Lake City’s Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday, June 24. The 2016 second and third place finishers in FMX, BMX Best Tricks, BMX Triple Hit and Skate Best Trick are invited to the Nitro World Games semifinals (taking place on Friday, June 23, also at Rice-Eccles Stadium). Earning a place on the podium last year now gives them the opportunity to skip qualifying and advance directly to the semifinals, just one step away from the epic final round. Only the top eight athletes in each discipline will then advance
The best athletes in action sports now will have the chance to defend their Nitro World Games titles. The 2016 winners in FMX Best Trick, FMX, BMX Best Tricks, BMX Triple Hit and Skate Best Trick are invited straight to the 2017 finals, airing in primetime on NBC from Salt Lake City’s Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday, June 24.
Travis Pastrana, action sports icon and Nitro World Games co-creator said:
“We pride ourselves on having the most open qualifying format possible for Nitro World Games, but everyone wants a shot at the champion! With the level of competition constantly rising, we want to
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