Thursday, November 23, 2017

Extreme sports enthusiasts to meet at UrFU

Ural Federal University will host the UrFU X-Games on June 13, bringing together skateboarders, rollerbladers, bicyclists and other extreme sport athletes from across Russia to showcase their talents and compete for prizes.

Organized by UrFU's Velo City sports club, UrFU X-Games will begin at noon and is open to athletes and spectators alike. Throughout the day, extreme sports athletes will be competing in skateboard, in-line skate, BMX flatland and BMX park events.

Aside from the scheduled stunt demonstrations and competitions, attendees will be able to skateboard, rollerblade and ride their bicycles through special courses set up around the campus. Spectators may also browse through exhibition booths where extreme sports groups will be screening videos of their stunts.

Additionally, area rap groups are scheduled to perform throughout the day.