VISTA, CA (PRWEB)
July 24, 2022
The medals keep coming! Monster Energy Congratulates Team Driver Felix Prangenberg for winning the silver medal in BMX Street on day three of the 2022 X Games in Vista, Calif., on Friday. In the final session featuring the best runners in the world, the 24-year-old from Cologne, Germany, captured silver, his fourth career X Games medal.
By the end of day three of the X Games 2022, the Monster Energy team had won a total of 10 medals (3 gold, 6 silver, 1 bronze).
Presented by Monster Energy as the Official Energy Drink Partner of the X Games, the 65th edition of the X Games is contested without spectators and broadcast live to a global audience. Over five action-packed days, viewers around the world can witness X Games history written by the world’s BMX, Moto X and skateboarding elite. More than 110 athletes from 14 countries are competing for a total of 57 medals in 19 medal-winning disciplines.
On Friday, the California Training Facility (CA|TF) in Vista hosted the BMX Street Finals. The technical course featured a rectangular layout, bordered by a 4-foot quarterpipe that directs riders to a Euro gap feature with ledge and wallride options. Other obstacles include several eight-step handrails, benches, rail bump features, and Hubba ledges.
In the final event, ten runners attacked the course in a 36-minute jam session, with the best run counting. Five countries were represented: Australia, Mexico, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Monster Energy’s Prangenberg arrived at X Games 2022 after a recent runner-up finish at Simple Session in Europe. Known for his intricate technical combinations, the German BMX pro has brought plenty of tricks and creative lines to the California Training Facility.
In his most notable run, Prangenberg landed a technical peg on the 8-step rail to 360 tailwhip off, 360 to fakie on the quarterpipe, Cab 360 off the platform, nose bonk the quarterpipe, 180 lookback the stair set, peg grind 180 the long rail, ice pick grind the long rail and 360 across the stage for the silver medal.
Known as one of the most progressive BMX street racers, Prangenberg now boasts four X Games medals (1 gold, 3 silver). The driver of the German team delighted the public with his video part “Urge” produced by Monster Energy.
Stay tuned for more action to come from X Games 2022! On Saturday, the California Training Center will host the Women’s Skateboard Park, BMX Park, Men’s Skateboard Street, Skateboard Street Best Trick, and Dave Mirra’s BMX Park Best Trick disciplines. Do not miss!
Over five action-packed days, more than 15 hours of top competition from the X Games 2022 will air on ESPN, ABC and ESPN2, as well as ESPN+ and the ESPN app. All competitions will be streamed live on ESPN+ and will be available on @XGames YouTube. X Games content will also be presented globally through international syndication partners.
Visit http://www.monsterenergy.com for exclusive X Games 2022 updates, including photos, videos and contest results as they happen. Follow Monster Energy on Youtube, Facebook, instagram, Twitter and ICT Tac.
About Monster Energy
Based in Corona, California, Monster Energy is the leading distributor of energy drinks and alternative beverages. Refusing to recognize the traditional, Monster Energy supports the scene and the sport. Whether it’s motocross, off-road, NASCAR, MMA, BMX, surfing, snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding or the rock and roll lifestyle, Monster Energy is a brand that believes in the authenticity and at the heart of what its sports, athletes and musicians represent. More than a drink, it’s the way of life lived by athletes, sportspeople, bands, believers and fans. Learn more about Monster Energy, including all of its beverages, at http://www.monsterenergy.com.
About X Games
For over 25 years, X Games has successfully hosted action sports events in 12 countries around the world, attracting over six million attendees. Since its inception in 1995, the X Games has become the premier brand of action sports and lifestyle competition, spotlighting the world’s top action sports athletes in BMX, Skateboarding and Moto X at the X Games, and Skiing and Snowboarding at the winter version of the X Games within the context of each individual host city. Learn more about http://www.xgames.com.
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