Posts Tagged ‘ X Games ’

Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare Documentary


Double Loop Dare at X-Games

Touching on a deeper meaning behind the Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare that took place last year at the X-Games in Los Angeles, a new mini-documentary has been released re-tracing the steps of the stunt and explaining the reasons it was initiated in the first place. More profound than just two cars driving through a six-story tall double loop, the video captures the Hot Wheels ethos perfectly and brings us back to our childhood self in pushing our limits of imagination while learning from our mistakes. “Dream big and go for it.”

McLaren 12C Spider Challenges a Snowboarder


McLaren-12C-Spider-Colorado

To mark its official launch in the US, the McLaren 12C Spider took to the notoriously dangerous Loveland Pass in Colorado to demonstrate its supercar credentials and to challenge X-Games professional snowboarder, Chanelle Sladics. In a specially made video to accompany the feat, Pikes Peak International overall record-holder and 2008 Drifting World Champion Rhys Millen races Sladics downhill in the convertible supercar, managing to keep its 3.8-litre V8 twin turbo engine in check through descending hairpin turns along roads caked in snow and ice. At 11,990 feet (3,655 m) above sea level, Loveland is the highest mountain pass in the world that stays open during the winter months and has a reputation as being one of the most treacherous stretches of road in the US. But, if the video is to be believed, somehow Millen not only keeps the car under control, he also manages to beat eight-time X-Games competitor Sladics to the bottom of the hill, despite her taking the most direct route.

Ryan Sheckler Skateboard Street Flashback.



Bronze medalist Ryan Sheckler takes us back to his skateboard street course preview from X Games 17.  Shot 100% on the new ‘HD HERO’ from GoPro.