‘Spreading the shred in action sports since 1995’, X Games is returning to Norway this August. X Games has been bringing action sports to people all around the world for over two decades, with events held in Aspen, Minneapolis and more. This year, X Games will return to Norway for its fourth year, promising a competition unlike any other. The event will combine Snowboard, Ski, skateboard and Moto X events.
“Bringing everything under one roof at Telenor Arena will create an impressive day where fans can enjoy 10 hours of the best winter and summer action from one seat”
X Games Norway will feature a number of events, including Men’s and Women’s Ski and Snowboard Big Air, Men’s and Women’s Skateboard Street and Moto X Best Trick, QuarterPipe High Air and Best Whip. The event will showcase more than 10 hours of back-to-back competitions, as well as music.
Visitors catch all the action from world-class athletes such as teenage snowboard phenoms Kokomo Murase and Takeru Otsuka; local ski heroes, top skateboarders and more. You can find the full list of athletes here.
X Games Norway takes place at Telenor Arena in Oslo, Norway. You can find the event at Widerøeveien 1, 1360 Fornebu, Norway.
Getting around Oslo is quick and easy with their reliable public transport system. The nearest major airport is Oslo Airport, located approximately 45km north of the city centre. You can travel between the city centre and airport via the city’s express shuttle train ‘Flytoget’, which operates every 10 minutes between 5.35am and 12.35am. One-way tickets can be purchased for 160 NOK (approximately $20).
When travelling around the city, Oslo offers buses, trams, subways, ferries and trains. Ruter operates all public transport services and tickets start at 36 NOK (approximately $5). Transport passes are also available for 24 hours, 7 days, 30 days and 365 days. The ‘Oslo Pass’ is also available for visitors, offering unlimited free travel within zones 1 and 2 in the city centre; as well as access to the Bygdøy Museum Ferry.
Telenor Arena is easily accessible via public transport. Visitors can take routes L1, L2, L12, L13, L14, L21, R10 or R11 from Oslo Central Station to Lysaker Stasjon. From there, you can catch bus number 31 to the Arena, or walk approximately 15 minutes.
There are three major hotels located within the vicinity of Oslo’s Telenor Arena. The nearest hotel is the Quality Hotel Expo, located a five-minute walk from the venue. Nearby is Radisson Blu Park Hotel, Oslo, just a seven-minute walk away. Finally, Scandic Fornebu is located approximately 17 minutes away by foot or four minutes by car.
If you are visiting Norway, it is recommended to stay in the city centre, as the venue is easily accessible by public transport. ‘Thon’ Hotels is one of Norway’s most popular hotel chains, with over 50 hotels located around Norway, as well as in Belgium and The Netherlands. You can find 10 Thon Hotels in the city centre of Oslo alone, as well as a range of other well-known chains. Airbnb and rental options are also available in and around the city centre, as well as around the venue. You can explore a range of nearby accommodation options below.
The Norwegian capital offers a range of attractions and experiences. Known for its green spaces and abundance of museums, visitors are often attracted to places such as Vigeland Park, which features the world’s largest sculpture park; as well as a number of art exhibitions, museums, cafes and more. Popular museums include the Viking Ship Museum, The Fram Museum and The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History.
Just outside the city, you can also find a number of attractions such as the picturesque peninsula of Bygdøy, known for its beaches, trails and museums. Winter sports lovers can also explore Holmenkollbakken, a popular ski jumping hill; and Oslo Winter Park, a small ski resort located north of the city.
X Games Norway will take place on August 31, 2019.
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