2017 X Games | Nine Medals For Nitro Circus Athletes

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Nitro Circus is a collection of the world's best action sports athletes and at X Games Minneapolis last weekend, the Nitro boys put their skills on display. Earning a total of nine X Games Medals, Nitro Circus athletes cleaned up proving once again they are at the top of their game.

In BMX Big Air, James Foster took Gold in a dramatic finish while Kurtis Downs made his X Games debut stomping a solid run earning him the Bronze medal. In Moto X Freestyle, Levi Sherwood wowed the judges earning him Gold while Josh Sheehan and Clinton Moore followed up with the Silver and Bronze medals. In Moto X Step Up defending champion Jarryd McNeil nearly launched out of the stadium earning him the coveted Gold medal and he followed up that performance in Moto X Best Whip with a Silver medal finish. Last but not least in Moto X Best Trick, Levi Sherwood took Gold and Clinton Moore earned another Bronze medal tallying the Nitro Circus medal count to nine.

As the second half of the 2017 Nitro Circus Live North American Tour ramps back up, fans will be able to catch various spectacular Nitro Circus athletes in action across the United States and in Canada. Over 30 different athletes perform unthinkable stunts and tricks. It is non-stop action you don't want to miss. Head over to NitroCircus.com to see the current tour schedule and to get your tickets.

About Nitro Circus:

Nitro Circus, the world's biggest action sports entertainment brand, creates electrifying live events and unbelievable original content that at once exhilarates, captivates and inspires thrill-seeking fans worldwide.  Co-founded by global superstar Travis Pastrana in 2003, Nitro Circus has since grown into a multiplatform phenomenon producing hit television shows, critically acclaimed documentaries and innovative digital offerings. That success gave rise to the Nitro Circus Live tour. Created in 2010, Nitro Circus Live has traveled the globe, playing to sold-out stadiums on five continents. The company introduced an innovative breakthrough in 2016 with the debut of Nitro World Games, completely rebooting action sports competition in the process.

With over three million tickets sold to date, television programming that has aired in over 60 countries, more than 20 million engaged fans across its social media platforms and a burgeoning consumer products business, Nitro Circus is at the forefront of action sports and entertainment. For more information visit www.nitrocircus.com.