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By: Sarah Siddons

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If you're an avid sports fan, but baseball and basketball aren't exactly the type of sports that get your blood pumping, then may be the Web site for you. was made for fans of action sports -- skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, motocross and BMX -- and offers users a database for finding out about extreme-sport events happening around the country [source:, Inc.]. Through the Web site, users can see and promote events for their favorite action sports and interact with other action-sports fans. And with employees for ZexSports checking the list of events daily, users can be confident in the legitimacy of postings.

Created in 2003, is the brainchild of Espree Devora. After spending several years traveling abroad, Devora wanted a way to connect action-sport enthusiasts around the world. With a degree in creative writing from the University of Arizona, Devora was able to combine her passion for action sports and travel with her knowledge of the Internet and technology to come up with the idea for [source:].


Today, ZexSports bills itself as a digital media company and helps connect up-and-coming brands with the youth market through action sports [source:]. In fact, users can win extreme sports gear from various companies looking to promote their brands. And with accounts on MySpace, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, ZexSports continues to grow its community of loyal followers. So if you're a diehard action-sports fan, jump on board -- your mecca awaits.

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