The graph depicts the total attendance at the Winter X Games events from 1997 to 2022. In 2020, the total Winter X Games attendance was 111,500. The Winter X Games is an event organized by ESPN and features competitions in action sports like skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling.
The X Games - additional information
The X Games is a sporting event which focuses on Action Sports such as motocross, skateboard, BMX, snowboarding and slopestyle skiing. The X Games are arranged and controlled by the American sports cable television network ESPN. The event is held twice per year – the Summer X Games in August and the Winter X Games in January/February. The first X Games were held in the summer of 1995 in Rhode Island. Beginning in 2013, the X Games were expanded to six events per calendar year for at least the next three years.
Attendance at the X Games has varied over the years. The first X Games in 1995 were attended by approximately 198 thousand people. The highest total attendance so far was reached at the fifth edition of the event in 1999 when almost 270 thousand people attended the event. The most recent Winter X Games in Aspen in 2020 were attended by 111.5 thousand people. Like all other large public sports events, the Winter X games were heavily affected by the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Attendance dropped greatly due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Attendance at the ESPN Winter X Games from 1997 to 2022
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FiveThirtyEight, & ESPN.com. (January 23, 2022). Attendance at the ESPN Winter X Games from 1997 to 2022 (in 1,000s) [Graph]. In Statista. Retrieved May 26, 2022, from https://www.statista.com/statistics/468613/winter-x-games-attendance/
FiveThirtyEight, und ESPN.com. "Attendance at the ESPN Winter X Games from 1997 to 2022 (in 1,000s)." Chart. January 23, 2022. Statista. Accessed May 26, 2022. https://www.statista.com/statistics/468613/winter-x-games-attendance/
FiveThirtyEight, ESPN.com. (2022). Attendance at the ESPN Winter X Games from 1997 to 2022 (in 1,000s). Statista. Statista Inc.. Accessed: May 26, 2022. https://www.statista.com/statistics/468613/winter-x-games-attendance/
FiveThirtyEight, and ESPN.com. "Attendance at The Espn Winter X Games from 1997 to 2022 (in 1,000s)." Statista, Statista Inc., 23 Jan 2022, https://www.statista.com/statistics/468613/winter-x-games-attendance/
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