The GoPro X-Dance Action Sports Film Festival Kicks off Summer with a Tour Stop in South Lake Tahoe

Extreme athletes, filmmakers, and legend Warren Miller gather June 10-12 in Lake Tahoe to celebrate action sports filmmaking, music and mayhem.

X-Dance Actions Sports Fest
X-Dance, the premier international action sports fest, has launched its long-awaited tour bringing the best films from X-Dance on the road.  The first stop is South Lake Tahoe, June 10-12, with headquarters, events, film screenings and parties at Montbleu Resort Casino & SpaGo Pro, maker of the world’s best-selling and highest performance wearable HD video cameras, has signed on as the 2010 title sponsor for the GoPro X-Dance Action Sports Film Festival.

The Go Pro X-Dance Tour will screen the top award-winning films that feature wakeboarding, mountain biking, surfing, skateboarding, skiing, snowboarding and alpine adventure. In addition, there will be off-the-charts parties and incredible music to celebrate action sports culture.  A VIP party will be held for legendary filmmaker Warren Miller on Thursday, June, 10th at the 968 Park Hotel, an award-winning green hotel that sponsors X-Dance and their “Save the Playground” campaign.

X-D Festival Director Brian Wimmer, Warren Miller & skier Scot Schmidt

Warren Miller will also be present for the festival and will accept a Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday night at Montbleu.  “X-Dance represents the future of what I started over 60 years ago… I’m excited to be involved in the mentoring and teaching of these passionate and talented young filmmakers,” exclaims Miller.

The Saturday night screenings and ceremony will be followed by musical guest Shwayze, the rock rap duo from Malibu, CA.

Parks Bonifay and Fan

Attending athletes include Parks Bonifay, the man who could water ski before walking at age six months (which landed him in the Guinness Book World Records), also a pioneer wakeboarder and the most decorated champion in his sport; Mike Basich, the renaissance snowboarder, filmmaker and X-Dance nominee; Tara Dakides, top female maverick snowboarder who changed the face of women’s snowboarding with her punk rock, bad-girl style;  along with Matt Reardon, extreme skier rock star and local Tahoe rebel.

Tickets can be purchased at www.x-dance.com.  Go play in Tahoe with the people who push the envelope in action sports and meet iconic filmmaker Warren Miller who still skis at 85.  Screenings and concert June 11-12 at MontBleu Resort & Casino.

Action Sports at its Best!

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  2. skipper on June 11, 2010 at 12:24 pm

    GO SUMMER XDANCE! Awesome site and an idea whose time has come…

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