2011 X Games 17
When X Games 17 wrapped up Sunday, the Monster Army team won a total of six medals in the Moto X and Rally disciplines.
The leader of the Monster Army pack was former Motocross rider Nate Adams, who received two gold medals, which gives him a total of 12 X Games medals, three gold.
World Record Jump Video
A lesser-known fact about last months world record truck jump by Monster Energys Johnny Greaves is that his counterpart in the Monster Army and reigning King of all motorcycle distance jumpers, Ryan Capes, busted a world-record himself with a 290-foot world record effort off the same jump that Greaves was using at Jeremy McGraths ranch outside San Diego.
Monster Energy – steps up again in 2010 with a multi-year agreement as title sponsor of Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, beginning with the popular 17-race championship opener today at Anaheim’s (Calif.) Angel Stadium.
With household action sports names like McGrath, Carmichael and Stewart – all of whom won championships running the Monster Energy M-claw logo, Monster’s long-standing association with the sport of supercross remains unparalleled in the energy drink industry.