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The 2016 series continues with Real Wake Driven by MasterCraft, airing July 30 on ABC. Each Real Wake video part will debut on www.XGames.com/RealWake. Organized in collaboration with MasterCraft and Alliance Wake, the free-flowing format of this competition will reward next-level tricks, innovative style and mind-blowing cinematography.
ESPN2 will televise live World of X Games: KRob Flips Providence, the Guinness World Record attempt for the longest ramp-to-ramp, no-handed backflip on a BMX bike on Saturday, Aug. 13 at 11:30 p.m. ET. The backflip – from Kennedy Plaza in Providence, R.I. – will also be part of the World of X Games series on Sunday, Aug. 14 at 4 p.m. ET/ 3 p.m. PT on ABC.
X Games Austin 2016 will receive extensive coverage across multiple television and digital platforms June 2-5, as world’s best action sports athletes return to Austin, Texas, to compete for X Games gold and prize money. ESPN and ABC will televise a combined 21 hours of live X Games Austin content in high-definition with an additional 5.25 hours of competition streamed live exclusively on ESPN3. All the latest coverage will be offered across ESPN digital platforms, including XGames.com, the X Games app, and X Games pages across Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and more. Following X Games Austin, ABC will deliver four hours of anthology programming on Saturday, June 11.
Final X Games Austin Begins with the Official Kickoff Bash on June 1 Featuring Live Performance by Chevy Metal
Fans can celebrate the final year of X Games events in Austin, Texas, at the X Games Austin Kickoff Bash featuring Chevy Metal with KLBJ at Stubb’s BBQ on Wednesday, June 1. The event will feature a performance by all-star cover band Chevy Metal. Fans can purchase tickets beginning today at XGames.com/tickets.