X Games Austin: Full TV Schedule

Jun 01, 2016 by Alex Castle

The summer X Games are upon us, showcasing the talents of the greatest extreme athletes their sports have to offer. Expect mindblowing feats of aerial prowess in skateboarding, motocross, BMX and more starting Thursday June 2 and continuing through the weekend.

Here’s a handy schedule of televised events for your planning pleasure (all times Eastern):

Thursday June 2

MotoX Step Up Final – Can Ronnie Renner win an eighth consecutive title? This high-flying event is a perennial favorite.

Harley-Davidson Flat-Track Racing – Jared Mees looks to exorcise last year’s last-minute loss, when his bike malfunctioned in the second-to-last lap. (8:30-11pm, ESPN)
Thursday Recap – Highlights and winners from Thursday’s action across all events. (1:30am, ESPN2)

Friday, June 3

Moto X Freestyle Final – This event returns from a two-year hiatus, after Taka Higoshino tied Travis Pastrana’s mark of three consecutive wins. Can Higoshino pass Pastrana with a fourth? (7-11pm, ESPN)

Skateboard Big Air – Bob Burnquist has competed in every X Games summer event, dating back to 1995, and has 30 medals to his name. Can he add another? (7-11pm, ESPN)
Friday Recap – Highlights and winners from Friday’s action across all events. (2:30am, ESPN2)

Saturday, June 4

Skateboard Street Men’s – Seven-time gold medalist Nyjah Huston will face intense competition from Real Street winner Chris Joslin, among others. (6pm, ESPN)

BMX Big Air Final – Can Colton Satterfield become the first to three-peat a gold medal in this event, or will Morgan Wade deliver his promise of a corked no-hands 360 to steal it away? (8:15pm, ESPN)

Moto X Best Trick Final – Taka Higoshino, Clinton Moore, Tom Pagés, Josh Sheehan, Levi Sherwood, and Mat Rebeaud compete in the high-flying event. (8pm, ESPN)
Saturday Recap – Highlights and winners from Saturday’s action across all events. (1:30am, ESPN2)

Sunday, June 5

Skateboard Park Final – 8-time medalist Pedro Barros has Raven Tershy and Curren Caples breathing down his neck. No matter who takes the gold, we all win. (2:30pm, ESPN)

Moto X Best Whip/Quarterpipe – Tom Pagés, who won the inaugural Quarterpipe event in 2015, and Clinton Moore, who won the event at the 2015 Red Bull X-Fighters championship, go head to head for the gold. (5pm, ESPN) Sunday Recap – Highlights and winners from Sunday’s action across all events. (11:30pm, ESPN2)

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