Thursday, August 13, 2009

X-Games Might Land In Montreal In 2010

Montreal tourism officials and X-Games promoters would like the see the extreme-sporting event held in Montreal in 2010. Photograph by: Jonathan Moore, Getty Images

From The Montreal Gazette:

MONTREAL – Montreal tourism officials and promoters of the X-Games are continuing efforts to bring the event to Montreal next year.

But a major obstacle so far is finding a major sponsor willing to invest well over half a million dollars for the highest level of visibility.

Still, X-Games managing director Rick Alessandri said he is hopeful the event can be held in Montreal in the fall of 2010 and a formal announcement could be made by next month.

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