The List of Female Park Skaters Invited To X-Games Qualifiers in Boise.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018


Rider: Kihana Ogawa | Photo by Bryce Kanights / ESPN Images


Press Release:   Top Skateboard and BMX Athletes Headed to Road to X Games: Boise Qualifier

The world’s top Skateboard and BMX athletes have been invited to the Road to X: Boise Qualifier, taking place June 15 - 16 at Rhodes Skate Park. The Park events serve as an official qualifying event for the X Games Minneapolis Park competitions.


The top four Women’s Skateboard athletes, not already invited, will qualify into the X Games Minneapolis Park competition.


Brett Wilhelm/ESPN  - Skater Yndiara Asp



SKATEBOARD PARK WOMEN - Invited Athletes

Lizzie Armanto
Nora Vasconcellos
Nicole Hause
Allysha Le
Kisa Nakamura
Yndiara Asp
Arianna Carmona
Hanna Zanzi
Bryce Wettstein
Grace Marhoefer

Updated info from the X-Games as of 4:30 PM   ---> (Invited athletes 11-20 to be announced soon)

(Automatic invites to X Games Minneapolis 2018: Brighton Zeuner, Jordyn Barratt, Poppy Starr Olsen)

ATTN: The Boise qualifier is an INVITE-ONLY event and not open to all participants.


Female Athletes to watch include:

* Lizzie Armanto (Santa Monica, California) – The first female skater to be featured on the cover of Transworld Skateboarding and the first female in 24 years to land a Thrasher cover, Armanto turned pro with Tony Hawk’s Birdhouse team in 2017. Armanto is a two-time X Games Skateboard Park medalist with gold and silver in three appearances.

* Nicole Hause (Stillwater, Minnesota) – After narrowly missing the X Games Minneapolis podium with a fourth place finish in Skateboard Park 2017, Hause is on fire this season. She will come into Boise hot off wins at the Vans Combi and Vert Attack competitions.


While the events at Rhodes Skate Park are free and open to the public, tickets for bleacher seating to view the Park competitions at Rhodes Skate Park will be sold separately. Visit cityofboise.org/XGames for more information in the coming weeks.


The schedule of Women's Events is as follows:

Friday, June 15, 2018

9 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. Women’s Skateboard Park Practice

10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Women’s Skateboard Park Elimination


Saturday, June 16, 2018

9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Women’s Skateboard Park Practice

12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. Women’s Skateboard Park Final


The event will also be streamed live June 15 – 16 through the X Games Facebook page and YouTube channel.

In addition to the live stream, fans can catch the Boise Park Qualifier coverage on ABC as part of the World of X Games content on June 23, as well as coverage across X Games digital and social platforms.

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