Monster Energy, the Official Energy Drink Sponsor of Nitro World Games, is Ready to Dominate with its Team of World-Class Competing Athletes

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Officially partnering with Nitro World Games, Monster Energy proudly announces its team of athletes headed to Salt Lake City this weekend for the second Nitro World Games taking place on Saturday, June 24 at 4:30 pm (MDT) at the Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City with live coverage on NBC during a single three-hour broadcast.

Monster Energy's Josh Sheehan to Compete at Nitro World Games in Salt Lake City

Officially partnering with Nitro World Games, Monster Energy proudly announces its team of athletes headed to Salt Lake City this weekend for the second Nitro World Games taking place on Saturday, June 24 at 4:30 pm (MDT) at the Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City with live coverage on NBC during a single three-hour broadcast.

Created by Nitro Circus CEO and Creative Director Michael Porra and action sports legend Travis Pastrana, Nitro World Games, the revolutionary action sports competition, will host the best athletes and biggest stars from across the globe in action sports’ most exciting disciplines to include freestyle motocross (FMX), BMX, Skateboard, and scooter. Created to reinvigorate the world of action sports, Nitro World Games features new disciplines, formats, tricks and massive ramps along with a Nitro-invented live scoring format to ensure fans can engage with the competition every single minute of the Games. Monster Energy will feature Monster Energy girls and sampling.

Coined as “the biggest event in the history of action sports” by founders Porra and Pastrana, the innovative modern-day Nitro World Games competition surpassed all expectations in its inaugural year and is expected to be a fascinating three-hour experience airing live during prime time on NBC.

Ready for Nitro World Games the Monster Energy team is stacked with a large number of athletes earning coveted invites, but only the top eight athletes in each discipline will advance to the actual Nitro World Games on June 24.

Key Monster Energy athletes to watch out for to see if they will advance include:

In FMX Josh Sheehan is definitely the one to watch and will also be competing in FMX Best Trick. Also be on the look out for Harry Bink who will compete in FMX and FMX Best Trick. Teammate Blake Williams will compete in FMX.

In BMX Triple Hit defending triples champ and Monster Army athlete Colton Walker will represent Monster Energy along with Alex Coleborn - who qualified number one today, Colton Satterfield, Andy Buckworth as well as Monster Army’s Brian Fox. James Foster will be competing in BMX Best Tricks.

In Skate Best Tricks Jake Brown will be gunning for the podium.

If you can’t attend make sure to tune into the live broadcast on primetime NBC at 8 pm ET, 7 pm CT 8 pm PT from Salt Lake City Utah’s Rice-Eccles Stadium.

To purchase tickets and for more information go to http://www.nitroworldgames.com and make sure to check out http://www.monsterenergy.com and Monster Energy Facebook this weekend to score all the exclusive updates direct from Nitro World Games including photos, videos, and contest results. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @monsterenergy.

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About Monster Energy
Based in Corona, California, Monster Energy is the leading marketer and distributor of energy drinks and alternative beverages. Refusing to acknowledge the traditional, Monster Energy supports the scene and sport. Whether motocross, off-road, NASCAR, MMA, BMX, surf, snowboard, ski, skateboard, or the rock and roll lifestyle, Monster Energy is a brand that believes in authenticity and the core of what its sports, athletes and musicians represent. More than a drink, it’s the way of life lived by athletes, sports, bands, believers and fans. See more about Monster Energy including all of its drinks at http://www.monsterenergy.com.

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