Xtreme Sports Quiz
The first X-Games competition was held in what year?
Which of the following is not a real skateboarding trick?
- If you're doing the worm, you're breakdancing, not skateboarding.
At the 2001 Summer X Games what pop singer stopped by to hand out Moto-X medals?
In speed climbing, what structure are athletes pretending to race up?
- Speed climbers pretend to scale a mountain or rock face.
Which of the following is not a real trick performed by bicycle stunt riders?
- A tailwhip and Superman both involve riders taking their limbs off the bike while it flies through the air. A face plant isn't a real trick, but it might be the result if your trick goes horribly wrong.
Which of these sports activities do most Americans participate in?
- The more than 25 million in-line skaters beats the number of golfers and badminton players, as well.
When an athlete does a "drop in," he or she is most likely to be where?
World-class skateboarder Tony Hawk blew the lid off the 1999 Summer X Games by successfully completing what trick for the first time ever in competition?
- Hawk landed this record-breaking trick on his 11th try.
Which of the following is not an extreme sport?
- We have no idea what short-board wave-jumping is, but watch for it in next year's X Games.
The first National Skateboard Championshipstelevised on ABC's "Wide World of Sports"was held in what year?