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2023 FIM World Supercross Championship Announces Six Events

SX Global has announced six events for the 2023 FIM World Supercross Championship. The 2023 schedule will expand the championship’s global footprint with FIM-sanctioned Championship rounds in France, Germany and Canada, while also returning to Australia and the United Kingdom. The championship will also expand into Southeast Asia. “It’s incredibly gratifying to see our vision […]

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The 21st annual Xterra USA Championship in Avon, Colorado, was a success in 2022, and the event will return to the city in 2023.

22nd Xterra USA Championship Returning to Colorado in 2023

The 22nd annual Xterra USA Championship off-road triathlon will return to Beaver Creek Resort in conjunction with a community festival at Harry A. Nottingham Park in Avon, Colorado, on August 25–27, 2023. Xterra will host full-distance, sprint, relay and beginner-friendly off-road triathlons along with trail runs and demo events. Other activities include kids races, yard […]

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For the first time ever, the Nitro World Games will take place outside U.S. soil when they head to Brisbane, Australia, October 22–23.

Nitro World Games Coming to Brisbane October 22–23

Nitro Circus is gearing up for its biggest event of the year — the Nitro World Games in Brisbane, Australia. The list of competitors has been revealed with more than 70 participants from five continents battling in Freestyle Motocross, FMX Best Trick, BMX Best Trick, BMX Triple Hit, Skate Vert and Scooter Best Trick. The […]

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Letter From Iowa: The State Games, the Dew Tour and the Power of Sports

Sports play a vital economic role for destinations looking to attracting visitors. They also, in their finest moments, provide inspiring examples of humanity at its best. Over the weekend of July 29–30 in Ames and Des Moines, Iowa, two events — one amateur, one professional — spoke to each of those aspects. They also served […]

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Zion Wright competes at the 2021 Dew Tour at Lauridsen Skatepark in Des Moines, Iowa. The new venue opened in 2021 and is the largest skatepark in America. Photo courtesy of Catch Des Moines

Summer Series: Des Moines Continues to Add Large Sporting Events

(SportsTravel will be profiling destinations throughout the summer as visitors bureaus and sports commissions are operating events without nearly any restrictions for the first real time since the pandemic started. Sure, there’s been moments that feel like it, but this summer feels different. If your destination has a compelling story to share, send it along […]

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2022 WDSF World Championship Breaking to be Held in Seoul

The World DanceSport Federation has awarded the 2022 world championships for breaking to Seoul with competition scheduled for October 21–22. The world championship will be held at the SK Olympic Handball Stadium, formally an Olympic arena, with more than 100 breakers competing for titles. The federation said in a release that breakdancing in South Korea […]

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Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, will host the British Grand Prix on October 8. It is the first event of the 2022 FIM World Supercross Championship.

2022 FIM World Supercross Championship Heading to Wales

The first event of the 2022 FIM World Supercross Championship (WSX) series will take place in Cardiff, Wales. WSX Global, the Australian sports and entertainment company spearheading the WSX, announced Principality Stadium will host the British Grand Prix on October 8. Fans will experience the world’s best supercross riders battle for the world championship at […]

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The Bentonville Bike Fest has quickly evolved into one of the biggest mountain biking events in the world. Photo by Cole McCoy

Bentonville Bike Fest Ready for the Spotlight

Bentonville, Arkansas, might not come to mind when mountain biking is the topic — but it should. The city of 50,000-plus, nestled in the northwest corner of the state, wants to be known as the mountain biking capital of the world. With the June 17–19 Bentonville Bike Fest coming this weekend, the city will have […]

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Jackalope's popular street competition and full festival of events will be heading to Virginia Beach, Virginia, in 2023. Photo courtesy of Jackalope.

Jackalope Festival Returns to Montreal, Adds Virginia Beach to Schedule

The Jackalope action sports festival will return to Olympic Park in Montréal in August and will add an event in Virginia Beach, Virginia, starting in June 2023. Jackalope, presented by Vidéotron, will be at the Esplanade of the Olympic Park in Montréal from August 19–21 with about 500 male and female athletes from 20 countries […]

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Street League Skateboarding has announced Everett, Washington, will be the third U.S. stop on its 2022 tour.

Street League Skateboarding Adds 2022 Date in Everett, Washington

Street League Skateboarding has announced more details on the return of the SLS Championship Tour to the Pacific Northwest. Everett, Washington, will host the tour’s second stop during a weekend event August 13–14 at Angel of the Winds Arena. Tickets for the event are on sale at streetleague.com. “For over a decade, SLS has paved the […]

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