SOURCE: Gray Capital Partners

August 04, 2005 16:05 ET

National Extreme League Announces Launch of National Amateur League in Skateboarding, BMX and Inline Skating

ATLANTA, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 4, 2005 -- The National Extreme Sports League ("NXL"), a league designed to provide organized skateboarding, BMX (bicycle moto-cross) and inline skating competitions, announced today that it will begin its inaugural season in the fall of 2005. The league targets a growing section of action sports enthusiasts worldwide, in response to events such as the ESPN X Games, the Mountain Dew Tour and interest of the International Olympic Committee.

The NXL offers amateur action athletes a national league consisting of a ten-week fall and spring series culminating in the NXL Nationals. Youth and young adult athletes may compete in a number of age divisions progressing to their State and Regional finals. The spring 2006 series will be capped by the NXL Nationals, which will crown an amateur champion in each event.

The NXL will revolutionize the way industry sponsors; spectators and fans are able to view amateur participants from across the nation through real-time photos, video, scores and stats. Action sports represent the fastest growing sector of sports in the U.S. based on participants, spectators and television viewers. The NXL is funded in part by Gray Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in Atlanta, GA www.graycapital.net.

For more information, contact the National Extreme Sports League at (770) 576-1919 or visit us online at www.nxlgames.com. The NXL headquarters is located at One Corporate Center, 13010 Morris Road, 6th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30004.

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Contact Information

  • Company Contacts:

    National Extreme Sports League (NXL)
    Mark Gray
    League Chairman
    Email Contact
    (404) 543-2230

    Vince Sanchez
    League President
    Email Contact
    (770) 778-4531