Aug 15, 2013

GoPro is crossing the pond to join the Summer X Games in Spain

SAN MATEO, CA (MAY 15, 2013) – For the first time in the history of the Summer X Games, the biggest action sports event is crossing the big pond, and GoPro is right in the middle of the action. As the official camera sponsor of X Games Barcelona, GoPro is proud to be there as the Summer X Games take Europe by storm. Paired with the top athletes competing in Barcelona, the world’s most versatile camera will capture absolutely unique footage that will allow the viewer to get closer to the action than ever before. Stay tuned to ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ABC, MarcaTV, TV3 and the GoPro network to watch exclusive GoPro course previews and catch a glimpse behind the scenes of the BMX, Skate, MotoX and Rally competitions. The versatility, compact size, and picture quality of the HERO3 will allow fans all over the world to become completely immersed in the X Games experience and follow the action from the athletes’ point of view. GoPro athletes competing in Barcelona include:

Andy Macdonald (Vert, Park)
Bucky Lasek (Vert, Park)
Ryan Sheckler (Park, Street)
Mitchie Brusco (Vert, Big Air)
Pierre-Luc Gagnon (Vert)
Sean Malto (Street)
Pedro Barros (Park)

Chad Kagy (Vert, Big Air)
Steve McCann (Vert, Big Air)
Drew Bezanson (Park)
Chad Kerley (Park)

Wes Agee (FMX, Best Whip)
Taddy Blazusiak (Enduro X)
Ronnie Renner (Step-Up, Speed & Style)
Nate Adams (FMX, Speed & Style)

Ken Block
Bucky Lasek

Be sure to stop by the GoPro Experience in Xfest for the daily giveaway where you’ll have the chance to win a new HERO3 camera! Also meet and greet your favorite GoPro heroes during their signing sessions. Check out never-before-seen content during the X Games Barcelona brought to you by GoPro, viewable at, GoPro’s YouTube channel and the official GoPro Facebook page.