LifeProof Returns as Official Sponsor of X Games Minneapolis

Minnesota is the heart of the action sports world July 13 to 16 when over 200 athletes bike, skate and ride into town for X Games Minneapolis. LifeProof returns to the action as an official sponsor, bringing a seasoned crew of athletes to fight for 2017 glory.

LifeProof is once again the title sponsor of the Moto X Step Up finals, where Jarryd McNeil will defend his gold medal finish from X Games Austin.

“We are excited to extend our relationship with X Games in Minneapolis,” LifeProof CEO Jim Parke said. “Our athletes are an inspiration to so many and we are looking forward to a weekend full of great events.”

The LifeProof athlete team brings a wealth of experience and accomplishments to X Games Minneapolis:

  • Lizzie Armanto will be competing in Women’s Skateboard Park. She took home a silver medal last year in Women’s Skateboard Park and earned gold at X Games Barcelona in 2013.
  • Jarryd McNeil will defend his crown in Moto X Best Whip and Moto X Step Up. He’ll also compete in Moto X QuarterPipe High Air as he looks to add to his seven X Games medals.
  • Tom Schaar will compete in Men’s Skateboard Big Air and Men’s Skateboard Park. He brings five total medals in X Games skateboard competitions, including a gold in Skateboard Big Air in 2014.
  • Gary Young will compete in BMX Park, an event he’s medaled in four times. His top finish is a gold medal from X Games Barcelona 2013.

LifeProof inspires action sports fans to live life to the fullest with its waterproof, dirt proof, drop proof and snow proof cases and AQUAPHONICS Bluetooth speakers. These fully protective cases and mobile speakers are designed to handle the rigors of epic an active lifestyle and keep the playlist rocking from bike to board.

LifeProof will be onsite with a booth at X Fest, outside U.S. Bank Stadium, with athlete autograph sessions and photo opportunities available throughout the weekend. Fans can also follow LifeProof’s social media channels for updates and a sneak peek behind the scenes at X Games Minneapolis.

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