Province pulls funding for all three years of Calgary’s X Games

The province has backed out of supporting all three years of Calgary’s X Games, effectively killing plans to host the event in the city, Tourism Calgary said.

It’s estimated the four-day event, which includes skiing and snowboarding competitions like big air and superpipe, would attract about 75,000 spectators annually.

Last March, Calgary secured exclusive rights to the X Games for the next three years, though it was dependent on securing corporate backers.

Calgary secures rights to host Winter X Games from 2020 to 2022

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2019-11-05T08:02:22-04:00 November 5th, 2019|