HUS­TON, WE DO HAVE LIFT-OFF

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - SPORT -

YOU may not know his name or his face, but your kids will.

US pro skate­boarder Ny­jah Hus­ton will ar­rive in Aus­tralia this week to com­pete in the X Games Syd­ney.

Hus­ton fea­tured in the Nike com­mer­cial made pop­u­lar by con­tro­ver­sial NFL quar­ter­back Colin Kaeper­nick.

The 23-year-old has won 14 X Games medals and head­lines X Games Syd­ney, which will ex­plode into life at Spot­lessot­less Sta­di­uS­ta­dium from Fri­day un­til ntil Sun­day.

The X Games will in­clude a visit by the NBA cham­pi­onship tro­phy and live per­for­mances by 360 and a DJ set from The Avalanches.

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