Commentary

X Games 17 Launch Party

Updated: July 26, 2011, 6:28 PM ET
By 710 ESPN

LAUNCH YOUR X GAMES EXPERIENCE WITH RYAN SHECKLER
AT THE ONLY OFFICIAL OPENING NIGHT PARTY

The fun in the sun L.A. LIVE Event Deck is the party place on July 27, 2011 from 6:00 - 9:00PM with a benefit event for the biggest fans and featured X Games 17 athletes.

Guests will get an exclusive look at the BMX Park AND Skateboard Street practice where the world's greatest riders will prepare their top tricks for competition.

Come equipped with a pen, book, or even a skateboard to take part in special autograph opportunities with your favorite X Games competitors, including gold medalist Ryan Sheckler, Mat Hoffman, Kevin Pearce, Brian Deegan and a special appearance by Bethany Hamilton (Soul Surfer).

This family-friendly event features music from KROQ, a silent auction of sports memorabilia, dinner, dessert, beer and wine, a great gift bag and the opportunity to meet X Games athletes.

Individual Adult Tickets $100*
Individual Youth Tickets $60*
(20 yrs old and younger)
* A portion of ticket price is tax deductible - proper paperwork provided.

Order tickets through www.ticketmaster.com/xgames.
For more info, contact Jennifer Lynch, 213.742.7166 or jlynch@staplescenter.com.