Doha: The first edition of Xtreme Sports Festival and Kids & Schools Edutainment Festivals was inaugurated here on Wednesday.
The festivals will run till March 3 at the Sheraton Park.
The Xtreme Sports saw young riders from all over the world competing in the opening heats of their discipline that included BMX, skateboarding, roller blading, wakeboarding and general free style maneuvers.
“Xtreme Sports are becoming more popular in Qatar and the followership is increasing at an encouraging rate. Four and One is proud to organise the first edition which is aimed at further boosting the sport,” said Four and One Chairman Omran Al Sherawi. “It’s exciting to watch the athletes defy gravity with so much heart. You can see the riders express their inner physical capabilities in an attempt to assert their skill and dominance.”