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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