American wonderkid, Garrett Reynolds, will be back to defend the X Games Asia Street title which he bagged last time out.
One of the biggest X Games Asia battles is set to get underway again in Shanghai this year, when the Yasutoko brothers - Takeshi and Eito - slug it out for the Aggressive In-line Vert title.
2008 saw Rian Arnold of Australia throw down some insane tricks across the park to win the X Games Asia Park gold.
This year's edition of the KIA X Games Asia is set to be bigger and better, even before the event gets underway on April 30 - May 3, 2009.
Organized by Asia's No. 1 sports broadcaster ESPN STAR Sports in collaboration with title sponsor Kia Motors, the eleventh edition of Asia's biggest action sports competition, and the third to be held in Shanghai, will be bolstered by the addition of a new Silver Sponsor in Mountain Dew and the elevation of Apparel Sponsor Pony to Silver Sponsor.