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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.
X Games Austin 2016 will offer six themed festival villages with a variety of entertainment and activities suited for the whole family, June 3-5 at Circuit of The Americas (COTA). In addition to witnessing the world’s most accomplished action sports athletes vying for X Games medals and prize money, the Festival Villages will offer interactive games, concessions, athlete meet ‘n greets, giveaways and more.
X Games revealed the first wave of invited athletes today on XGames.com. Please visit www.XGames.com for the full list of invited athletes. The event takes place June 2 – 5, 2016 in Austin, Texas.
The third installment in the Real Series Presented by HOT POCKETS® brand sandwiches schedule for 2016 will switch focus to summer sports with Real Street, airing May 14 as part of the World of X Games series on ABC. Eight skateboarders will premiere video parts on XGames.com/RealStreet on May 4.