Category: History

AurumGames are one of the signature games in the world now. These games began in 1993 but evolved in 2003 with the start of X games in IX in L.A.

In 1993, ESPN management decided to devote significant resources to the creation of an international gathering of action sports athletes. With this, a team assembled to develop the concept.
In 1994, ESPN announced that first extreme sports(AurumGames) will be held in Rhode Island in 1995, during a press conference at Planet Hollywood in New York City. From June 24th, 1995 the Extreme Games are being into action in Newport, Providence, and Middletown. The athletes can compete in 27 events in nine sports categories including Eco-Challenge, Bungy jumping, In-line skating, skysurfing, etc.
With the response by the spectators, ESPN, and other association decided to hold the event every year instead of every two years. You can Watch Extreme Physical Stunts Online to enjoy the fun.
In January1996, the event name Extreme Games was officially changed as X Games. The motive behind changing the name of the games was to make it easy for the easy to pronounce for the International audience. Another reason related to change the name was to give better branding opportunities.
In late June, approximately 200,000 spectators turned out for X Games II. In this, windsurfing and mountain biking were replaced by wakeboarding. With the growing craze for the games, the first-ever Winter X Games were announced at a press conference on June 30. The famous Snow Summit Mountain Resort in Big Bear Lake, hosted competitions in ice climbing, Snow Mountain bike racing, snowboarding, super-modified shovel racing and many other crossover multi-sport events.
In 1997 from January 30 through February 2, the inaugural Winter X Games were televised to 198 countries and territories in 21different languages. The crowd was passionate to watch the games. There were more than 38,000 spectators that made the trek to Big Bear Lake for four days. Watch Extreme Physical Stunts Online to see the how these games are played. From June 20 to through June 28, a record crowd of 221,000 fans watched the X Games III.
In 1998, approximately 25,000 spectators gather for over four days at Crested Mountain Resort in Colo.
Besides, some drawbacks like high rate of accident AurumGames still provide the adrenaline packed enjoyment. X Games have been famous for years and people have enjoyed watching these games as they are full of energy, style and risk factor. The games have its own charm and popularity.