The world’s top Skateboard and BMX athletes have been invited to the Road to X: Boise Qualifier, taking place June 28-29 at Rhodes Skate Park. For the complete list of invited athletes, please visit the X Games website.
- Ayumu Hirano (Murakami, Japan) – A three-time winter X Games medalist, Hirano will compete in his first Skateboard event at X Games in Boise. The first Japanese athlete to win gold at a winter X Games event, Hirano is also an Olympic halfpipe silver medalist and the youngest snow sport Olympic medalist of all time (15). Also an avid skateboarder, Hirano now sets his sights on a summer Olympic medal in his home country of Japan.
- Jagger Eaton (Mesa, Arizona) – The youngest athlete ever to compete at X Games, Jagger Eaton got his start on the X Games Big Air ramp at just 11 years old. At 16, Eaton earned his first X Games medals with gold in both Skateboard Street Amateurs and Park Amateurs at Minneapolis 2017. He followed with his first pro X Games medal with silver in Skateboard Street at Norway 2018 and Minneapolis 2018.
- Mykel Larrin (Racine, Wisconsin) – Long a BMX double threat in Vert and Big Air, in 2018 Larrin tried his hand at Park for the first time. Qualifying in the top spot at the 2018 Road to X Games: Boise Qualifier, Larrin went on to place 10th in the BMX Park competition at X Games Minneapolis. He competed in three BMX disciplines there, taking home his second bronze medal in Big Air.
- Dalton Beeson (Boise, Idaho) – The only hometown competitor, Beeson made his first X Games appearance at Road to X Games: Boise Qualifier 2017. Beeson made the final, taking home 11th place. He returned in 2018, taking a 10th place finish at the qualifier.