The Game has changed in 2019
BMX | Skateboarding are now NEW Olympic sports for the 1st time in Toyko 2020
Ultimate.X has again responded, by accepting Sun International’s invitation to host the biggest action sports event on the African continent at the iconic Sun City Resort, from 15 -17th march 2019 in its year XI – Sun City compares to no where else Globally & lends itself to what ULT.X is all about ..
The best African Action Sport Athletes will pit their skills against the likes of X Games competitors, Kyle Baldock (BMX) Tomas Vintr (Skate) and Brayden Davies (FMX), whilst blowing minds in this adrenaline charged spectacle.
With 28 countries represented, the Global Stars of action sports descend onto Sun City and the North West province this March
There will be a 80 player strong field, hosted at the Lost City Golf course on Sat 16th March for the ULT.X Golf day, presented by Monster Energy Hydro.
Monster Energy also presents ULT.Surf Air Show on Friday night at the Valley of the Waves . Then highlight being The AFRICAN BMX & SKATEBOARDING CHAMPIONSHIPS on Saturday
with FMX | MTX shows through out the day PLUS epic brand activation’s for Public to engage with >
Sunday will see the 5fm Pool party followed by taking the entire Crew into The heart of the African Bush for a game Drive & Boma Dinner
The weekend promises to be an absolute entertainment extravaganza for the whole family and all walks of life, as the OSP | ULT.X team brings Africa the new BIG 5 – SAKTE / BMX / FMX / Surf & MTX
With the road to 2020 being paved by events like ULT.X, the dream to take the sports from the streets to the flame, has never been more tangible. Former street child, Thalente Biyela, now a pro skateboarder, from Durban and a South African Olympic hopeful had the following to say:
“Olympics 2020, you see this smile on my face right? Skateboarding being in the Olympics makes it that much bigger.
It’s a life changing moment for me, you can now go to the Olympics to ride a skateboard – that’s amazing!”
ULT.X is endorsed by Action Sports Africa, the continent’s leading investment and development platform for athletes, events and brands in action sports. Markus Museler, a founding director of Action Sports Africa & ULT.X Creator, said:
“ULT.X is a huge opportunity for local Skaters and BMX riders to test their skills against the best international talent and get a feel of what there chances are in the Olympics. We’re building a circuit of events so that as many guys and girls who share the Olympic dream have a shot at making it come true”.
In 2019, THE BUSH IS OUR STADIUM with DESTINATION X – Experience some of the worlds best Action Sports, LIVE while soaking in the beauty, adrenaline and luxury of the Pilanesberg & the iconic Sun City Resort.
The area provides endless wonder, with Hot air ballooning , Big game safaris , Zip line canopy tours , Cultural immersion experiences and 2 world class Golf courses.
FOLLOW THE SUN to the Ultimate Experience !