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After This Weekend, The X-Games Leave For Austin

Aug 1, 2013
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ESPN's Summer X-Games will complete its last run in Los Angeles this weekend before it moves to Texas. Austin will house the X-Games for the next three years, which could bring a positive economic impact to the city. L.A. benefited from it in 2010 with a cool $30 million alone

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Ben Bergman/KPCC A skateboarder practices Wednesday for the 2013 Summer X Games at L.A. Live, which will be the last to be hosted by Los Angeles. The Summer X-Games get underway Thursday in downtown Los Angeles. After more than a decade in Southern California, ESPN's made-for-TV action sports bonanza is leaving after this weekend.

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