A roster of action sports stars will serve as commentators during ESPN’s X Games Los Angeles 2012, June 28 – July 1. Sal Masekela will host all 21 hours in high definition on ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC.  In addition to the live competition telecasts, Keir Dillon and Alyssa Roenigk team up to host X Center nightly on ESPN2. ESPN 3D will simulcast all 21 hours while ESPN3 will stream 24 hours of live content. Internationally, X Games Los Angeles will be televised on ESPN networks in 206 countries and territories to more than 234 million homes.

Masekela will host for an 11th year, having started hosting the X Games and Winter X Games in 2001. Masekela’s responsibilities also include play-by-play for the Skateboard events, as well as reporting for SportsCenter.

As hosts of ESPN2’s nightly X Center coverage, Dillon and Roenigk make their X Center debut. A member of the X Games team since 2008, Dillon served most recently as an analyst for the Snowboard competitions as well as the host of ESPN 3D’s telecast of Winter X Games Aspen 2012. A writer for ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com since 2003, Roenigk joined the X Games team at Winter X Games this year as host of ESPN3’s X Cast.

A talented group of action sports legends led by Tony Hawk, Jeremy McGrath, Dennis McCoy and Kevin Robinson will provide expert analysis. Tes Sewell will join McGrath on the Moto X analysis and newcomer Jen Horsey, a former Rally competitor and specialist, will provide analysis for the RallyCross competition. Renowned international MotorSports play-by-play announcer Toby Moody will call the RallyCross competition, joining Masekela, Cameron Steele and Jimmy Coleman as the X Games play-by-play voices. Reporters Erin Bates, Jenn Brown and Chris Pastras return to complete the X Games telecast team roster.

The X Games Los Angeles Hosts, Analysts, Reporters and Commentators below:


? Sal Masekela

? Keir Dillon

? Alyssa Roenigk


? Sal Masekela: Play-by-play

? Tony Hawk: Analyst


? Jim Coleman: Play-by-play

? Dennis McCoy: Analyst

? Kevin Robinson: Analyst

Moto X

? Cameron Steele: Play-by-play

? Jeremy McGrath: Analyst

? Tes Sewell: Analyst


? Toby Moody: Play-by-play

? Jen Horsey: Analyst


? Erin Bates: Moto X/ Rally

? Jenn Brown: Big Air/Vert

? Chris Pastras: Park/Street

For the TV schedule and X Games media information, including press releases, logos and additional images from past events, log on to www.espneventmedia.com. For general information and updated athlete lists, log on to www.xgames.com. Follow the X Games on Twitter at Twitter.com/xgames.


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