Official X Games  Supermoto Invited Rider List

The following riders have been invited to  participate in the X Games Supermoto race at the Home Depot Center in Los Angeles, CA on August 8th, 2004. The event will air Live on ABC¿s Wide World of Sports at 1.00 pm Pacific Time.

Flat  Track

Chris Filmore ¿ Honda / Flat Track racer and  AMA Supermoto contender USA
Ben Carlson ¿ Synergy / Flat track racer and  AMA Supermoto contender USA

Freestyle  Motocross

Kenny Bartram ¿ KTM / X Games Champion  USA
Brian Deegan ¿ Honda / Multi-time X Games  Champion USA
Mike Metzger ¿ Honda / Multi-time X Games  Champion USA
Travis Pastrana ¿ Suzuki / Multi-time X  Games Champion AMA 125 Supercross and Motocross Champion USA


Ricky Carmichael ¿ Honda / Multi-time  Champion in AMA Supercross and Motocross USA
Doug Henry ¿ Honda / AMA Motocross Champion  and legend USA
Grant Langston ¿ KTM / FIM and AMA Motocross  Champion and 2003 AMA Unlimited Supermoto Champion South Africa
Jeremy McGrath ¿ Honda / Multi-time AMA  Supercross Champion USA
Chad Reed ¿ Yamaha / Reigning  2004 AMA Supercross Champ USA
Jeff Ward ¿ Honda / Multi-time AMA  Supercross and Motocross Champion and top AMA Supermoto racer. Also rode in the original ABC Superbikers  USA


Eric Bostrom ¿ TBA / AMA Superbike  Championship contender USA
Ben Bostrom ¿ Honda / 2003AMA Supermoto and  former AMA Superbike Champion USA
Nicky  Hayden ¿ Honda / 2002 AMA  Superbike Champion and current Moto GP star USA


Stephan Chambone ¿ Suzuki / 2001 FIM  Supermoto World Champion France
Thierry VanDeBosch ¿ KTM / 2002 FIM World  Supermoto Champion Belgium
Eddy Seel ¿ Husqvarna / 2003 FIM Supermoto  World Champion Belgium
Steve Drew ¿ Honda / AMA Supermoto racer  USA
Jurgen Kunzel ¿ KTM / FIM Supermoto racer  Holland

The X Games annually gather the world¿s best  action sports athletes from six sports. X Games X will include: Aggressive In-line Skate, Bike Stunt, Moto X, Skateboard, Surfing and Wakeboard. The X Games are the premier and original summer action sporting  event.

For the first time, ESPN and ABC will  feature 14 hours of original LIVE programming of X Games X from August 5-8 with consistent programming windows at  9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m.  PT. In addition, ESPN2 will present daily  late-night highlight programs from August 6-9, resulting in 18 hours of original programming for X Games X.   Overall, X Games coverage will reach 191 countries and territories in 11 languages worldwide via ESPN  International.

ESPN, the worldwide leader in action  sports, first developed its X Games franchise in 1995.  The X Games, Winter X Games, EXPN 2Day, and the newly introduced X Games Global Championship are just  some of the original action sports programming currently shown on ESPN and ESPN2.  The brand has also grown to  include X Games Skateparks, ESPN¿s Ultimate X (large-format film), X Games products and more.

ESPN X Games X  will be held August 5-8 with STAPLES Center serving as the main venue. Additional information on venue locations and  the competition schedule will be available soon at

X Games Supermoto is a cooperative  production of:

Media-X  International, Inc.
M2S, L.L.C.
MetzMoto,  Inc.