This summer, X Games returns to Austin, Texas from June 4–7 with a jam-packed celebration of skateboarding, BMX, Moto X, rally racing, eSports, high-energy music, and more. Catch the Games live on ABC. Plus, DIRECTV customers who have ESPN included in their package can enjoy X Games Austin live on ESPN (Ch. 206) and watch it anytime, anywhere with the app, WatchESPN.
X Games will kick off with Moto X Step Up in front of the capitol building in downtown Austin. Expect many defending medalists to return to the games, hungry for gold. Plus a new crop of gold medals will be up for grabs.
This year, the Games include two new disciplines, Moto X Quarter Pipe and BMX Big Air Doubles. Moto X Quarter Pipe will have six freestyle riders, each attempting a trick off a single quarter pipe feature. Big Air Doubles pairs skateboard and BMX athletes performing tricks in a team competition.
Heavy metal legends Metallica and GRAMMY Award-nominated hip hop superstar Nicki Minaj will headline at the new Super Stage. Plus, Talib Kweli, Pennywise, Kid Ink, Joywave, and Deltron 3030 will perform at the Sound Factory stage.
Whatever your favorite band or event, one thing’s for sure, it’s going to be a fun, energetic, one-of-a-kind Games.
Watch X Games Austin live from June 4–7 on ABC. DIRECTV customers who have ESPN included in their package can enjoy X Games Austin live on ESPN (Ch. 206) and catch it anytime, anywhere with the app, WatchESPN.