It’s official. The X Games will not be coming to Detroit. After an intense bidding process and heavy grassroot campaigning, Detroit loss the bid to Austin, Texas. 


Supporters of bringing the X Games to Detroit pushed hard, even creatin a Facebook poll asking, “Where should the games be held?” Their poll showed that Detroit was a favorite, coming in at 23,067 votes to Austin’s 15,246.

ESPN, the creator of the X Games, last month announced that after 10 years the Games will move from its original Los Angeles location.




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