LifeProof Sponsored | 2016 Summer X Games

We’re proud to announce that we’re an official sponsor of the pinnacle event in the extreme sports summer calendar, X Games Austin. Watch as jaw-dropping talent from around the world descends on the extreme sports playground, unleashing gravity defying feats of athleticism in Moto X, Skateboard and BMX.

Representing #TeamLifeProof at X Games is a team of athletes that have proved themselves time and time again as the best in their class, check out our show stopping team who will leave you breathless as they compete this weekend.

Tom Schaar – Skateboarder

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At the age of 16 Schaar has already made history by laying down the first 1080 on a skateboard. Topping this off he was the youngest X Games gold medalist in the history of the games with his win at X Games Asia in 2012 at the age of 12 and has now made 12 X Games competition appearances since.

Johnny Lewis – FMX Rider


Lewis, an AMA Pro Flat-Track racer, took fourth at X Games Austin 2015 in Flat Track racing. He is racing the No. 10 Lloyd Brothers Motorsports Ducati and looks to improve upon last year’s finish with a medal finish for 2016.

Jarryd McNeil – Flat-Track Rider


McNeil currently has five X Games medals and stands as the reigning X Games Best Whip champion. After his first X Games in 2010, Jarryd moved from Australia to further his freestyle career in the U.S. He regularly travels with Nitro Circus and competes in Step Up and Best Whip.

Lizzie Armanto – Skateboarder

Skateboarder Lizzie Armanto (R) prepares to perform on the halfpipe during a demonstration event for the 2015 World Extreme Games in Shanghai on April 25, 2015. This year's Extreme Games will be held from April 28 to May 3. AFP PHOTO/ WANG ZHAO (Photo credit should read WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)

Hailing from Simi Valley, California. Lizzie found her passion for skateboarding at age 14. She has won over 30 skateboarding awards, including an X Games gold medal in skateboard park at X Games Barcelona. She’s pumped for this games and is aiming for another gold.

Gary Young – BMX

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Young has been a major influence in the BMX world for more than a decade. His drive, style and creativity have earned him four X Games medals in BMX park and kept him near the top of the sport since he broke onto the scene in 2002.

Being the final year that X Games will be hosted in Austin they are taking it to a whole new level by bringing back Moto X Freestyle and Best Trick, two events that haven’t been seen at the X Games since 2013.and opening up a proving ground where attendees can put on a display of athleticism on the skate & BMX track.

Check out the full schedule over at X Games


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