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Troy Lee Designs Signs Chad Kagy for X Games and Beyond

TLD Heads to X Games 2012

Troy Lee Designs is proud to announce the beginning of a growing relationship with Championship BMX athlete Chad Kagy! At this year's X Games, Chad will be debuting 2 new custom hand painted helmets, designed by Troy Lee himself, in the BMX Vert and BMX Big Air competitions. Both parties are excited and looking forward to future projects and collaborations.

"I'm so excited to be working with Troy Lee Designs, [a company] who understands what these sports are about, and working with Troy who is a person as passionate about what he does as I am about my bike riding," said Kagy of the new partnership. "He understands what I put into what I do, and he can paint stuff that has that kind of inspiration from his background to show off my sponsors. We'll have some good looking stuff in the future."

In addition to working with Chad, Troy Lee Designs has been working hard to complete final preparations for it's other numerous athletes who will be competing at this year's X Games in Los Angeles, which is being held Thursday, June 28 - Sunday, July 1. Troy Lee Designs will be providing a wide range of products to elite athletes in various categories including Billy Laninovich, Tarah Gieger, Dany Torres and Ken Block. Troy Lee Designs is also providing custom painted helmets for Team Hot Wheels stunt drivers Tanner Foust and Greg Tracy to wear as they attempt the Double Loop Dare. Troy Lee Designs will be updating live from the event via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Thursday, June 28

Event: Moto X Freestyle Final
Time: 6:30pm (PST)
Location: STAPLES Center

Dany Torres
Javier Villegas

Friday, June 29

Event: Moto X Best Whip
Time: 6:45pm (PST)
Location: STAPLES Center

Billy Laninovich
Mike Metzger

Saturday, June 30

Event: Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare
Time: 11:45am (PST)
Location: Gilbert Lindsay Plaza

Tanner Foust
Greg Tracy

Event: BMX Vert Final
Time: 4:30pm (PST)
Location: Nokia Theatre LA Live

Chad Kagy

Event: Moto X Racing Women's Round 1 / Final
Time: 5pm / 6pm (PST)
Location: STAPLES Center

Tarah Gieger
Sayaka Kaneshiro

Sunday, July 1

Event: RallyCross Round 1 / 2 / Final
Time: 12pm / 2:30pm / 3:30pm (PST)
Location: Gilbert Lindsay Plaza

Ken Block
Tanner Foust

Event: BMX Big Air
Time: 6:30pm (PST)
Location: Chick Hearn

Chad Kagy

Event: Moto X Enduro X Men's Round 1 / Final
Time: 7:30pm / 8:45pm (PST)
Location: STAPLES Center

Cory Graffunder
Kyle Redmond

Event: Moto X Enduro Women's Final
Time: 8:30pm (PST)
Location: STAPLES Center

Tarah Gieger
Tatum Sik

Click here for the X Games Los Angeles 2012 Tune-in Schedule

About Troy Lee Designs:

For 30 years, Troy Lee has been customizing helmets "For The World's Fastest Racers." TLD's relentless commitment to creating products that exceed the cutting edge of style, design and quality, has earned them the reputation as an innovator in many different fields of racing. Troy Lee Designs has since expanded into a full force operation, offering a complete line of helmets, apparel and premium protection for off-road motorcycling and bicycling, as well as seasonal lines of sportswear and accessories. Based in Corona, California, Troy Lee Designs has a global network of distributors.


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