SAN DIEGO, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- With jaw-dropping talent taking center stage at X Games Austin, the action sports world descends on Austin for the third consecutive year at Circuit of the Americas. LifeProof, the No. 1-selling waterproof case in the U.S., continues a yearlong collaboration with X Games and welcomes AMA Pro Flat-Track athlete Johnny Lewis and Pro FMX rider Jarryd McNeil to the LifeProof motorsports team.*
X Games Austin kicks off June 2 with the LifeProof Moto X Step Up finals. As an official sponsor of X Games, LifeProof will be on-site to support its growing team of athletes.
LifeProof inspires smartphone users to live life to the fullest with its waterproof, dirt proof, drop proof and snow proof cases. These fully protective cases are designed to handle the rigors of hard-hitting action sports and keep the playlist rocking on the bike or board.
McNeil currently has five X Games medals and stands as the reigning X Games Best Whip gold medalist. After his first X Games in 2010, McNeil moved from Australia to further his freestyle career in the U.S. He regularly travels with Nitro Circus and competes in Step Up and Best Whip.
"It's really awesome to be able to team up with LifeProof because it's a perfect fit for my lifestyle," McNeil said. "The first thing I do when I get a new phone is put a case on it because I live such an active lifestyle. Every day I'm either out riding, on the bobcat prepping the courses or watering jumps, and I always seem to get my phone caught up in it. LifeProof cases allow me to get the job done without a worry of breaking, drowning or destroying my phone."
Lewis, an AMA Pro Flat-Track racer, took fourth at X Games Austin 2015 in Flat Track racing. He is racing the No. 10 Lloyd Brothers Motorsports Ducati and looks to improve upon last year's finish with a medal finish for 2016.
"I'm stoked to have LifeProof partner up with me," Lewis said. "Their products are a perfect fit for my lifestyle as a professional athlete and a father. It seems like I'm always getting messy, cross training on my mountain bike, washing off my dirt bikes and cleaning up after the kids, and LifeProof keeps my phone safe on the daily routine of my crazy life."
LifeProof® encourages technology users to unleash the remarkable by taking their smartphone and tablet devices on every adventure regardless of dirt, sand, water, rocks and other environmental hazards. LifeProof premium cases boast four-proof protection for smartphone and tablet devices and provide freedom from environmental constraints. LifeProof is the No. 1-selling waterproof case in the U.S. and is committed to inspiring its customers to live an active, no-limits lifestyle.*
For more information, visit www.lifeproof.com. #LiveLifeProof
*Source: The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service: Cell Phone Device Protection/Units Sold 9/2014 – 8/2015
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