Behind The ScenesX Games

Meet the people working behind the scenes of X Games Foz

The inaugural X Games Foz Do Iguaçu concluded Sunday in Brazil.

Over the course of four days, ESPN transmitted nearly 30 hours of X Games content from the scenic venue adjacent to 200-foot waterfalls.

The videos above and below introduce you to some of the hundreds of people working primarily behind the scenes to bring ESPN’s action sports franchise to its new Brazilian location.

Jed Drake, Senior Vice President and Executive Producer, Production, said of the telecasts from Foz: “This is a modern marvel. We’re kind of used to doing big, risky, cool, different things — otherwise known as the X Games – but this one is redefining it.

“It’s an incredible testament to the people who are working on it, because not only are we doing this now, but we’re doing it in the middle of a six-event, X Games schedule.”

Barcelona, Spain is home to the fourth leg of Global X, May 16-19. Munich, Germany hosts June 27-30, and Los Angeles welcomes X Games Aug. 1-4.

Videos produced by Dave Williams.

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