If you thought the Olympics were the only games that Japan had to offer games fans, think again! Get ready for the annual X Games coming to Chiba Prefecture in spring 2022, these games promise to amp up the adrenaline. Whether you’re a novice to action sports or a long-time fan, the highly anticipated X Games are being held for the first time in Japan from April 22nd to 24th 2022!
Showcasing athletic skills in skateboarding, BMX, and motocross, the X Games have been bringing excitement to action sports fans since 1995. Organized, produced, and broadcasted by ESPN, winners can expect to win medals and prize money.
With so much on the line, the X Games are often the best place to see the newest and most innovative tricks. Some fan-favorite athletes are expected to show up—Cocona Hiraki, Sky Brown, and Sakura Yosozumi, who all won Olympic medals in 2020 at the Tokyo Women’s Skateboarding Park.
The venue for the 2022 X Games, ZOZO has been host to some spectacular events—including Lady Gaga concerts and the annual Summer Sonic Festival. The stadium holds a whopping 30,000 people. Taking less than one hour to reach from Tokyo Station, ZOZO is easily accessible for all those excited to see the X Games.
There’s no word yet on when tickets go on sale but they’re being sold exclusively via the E Plus event page.
These X Games will be the first held in Japan and are sure to set off a chain reaction in extreme-sports popularity. Are you ready for some high-energy sports?