X Games Austin

June 2 - 5, 2016

Austin, Texas

This Event Has Passed

The Boardr Am Finals will be live on ESPN3 Friday at 2PM EST. This program is available only to customers of cable and internet providers that offer ESPN3 or WatchESPN.

The Boardr teamed up with ESPN to consult on Street and Park skateboarding for the X Games. We're excited about this one and the fact that it's in Austin makes it even better. This is our third year in. We hope to see you in Austin this summer. We're such locals now.

Format

Park Men's and Women's

  • Finals:
    • 12 skaters get 3, 45 second runs. Best run counts

Street Men's, Women's, and The Boardr Am Finals

  • Finals:
    • 12 skaters get 3, 50 second runs. Best run counts

Schedule

Tuesday, May 31

  • 5pm - 9pm: Big Air Practice

Wednesday, June 1

  • 10am - 12:30pm: Men's Street Practice
  • 12:30pm - 3pm: Women's Street Practice
  • 1pm - 3pm: Vert Practice
  • 2pm - 5pm: Women's Park Practice
  • 3pm - 5:30pm: The Boardr Am Practice
  • 5pm - 8pm: Men's Park Practice
  • 5pm - 9pm: Big Air Practice

Thursday, June 2

  • 12:30pm - 3pm: Women's Street Practice
  • 1pm - 3pm: Vert Practice
  • 2pm - 5pm: Men's Park Practice
  • 3pm - 5:30pm: Men's Street Practice
  • 5:30pm - 8pm: The Boardr Am Practice and Riders' Meeting
  • 5pm - 8pm: Women's Park Practice
  • 5pm - 9pm: Big Air Practice

Friday, June 3

  • 11:30am - 2pm: Women's Street Practice
  • 2pm - 5pm: Women's Park Practice
  • 2pm - 2:15pm: The Boardr Am Practice
  • 2:15pm - 3:30pm: The Boardr Am Finals
  • 5pm - 8pm: Men's Park Practice and Riders' Meeting
  • 2:30pm - 3:45pm: Vert Practice
  • 4pm - 5:15pm: Vert Finals
  • 5pm - 8pm: Men's Street Practice and Riders' Meeting
  • 6:30pm - 7:45pm: Big Air Practice
  • 8pm - 10pm: Big Air Finals
  • 10pm - 12:30am: G-Easy Show

Saturday, June 4

  • 10am - 11am: Women's Street Practice
  • 11am - 12:30pm: Women's Street Finals
  • 2:30pm - 3pm: Women's Park Practice
  • 3pm - 4:15pm: Women's Park Finals
  • 4:30pm - 5pm: Men's Street Practice
  • 5pm - 6:30pm: Men's Street Finals
  • 5pm - 7pm: Men's Park Practice
  • 10pm - 12:30am: All Time Low and Blink 182 Show

Sunday, June 5

  • 9am - 11am: Men's Park Practice
  • 11am - 12:30pm: Men's Park Finals

Invited and Confirmed Skaters

Men's Park

Curren Caples, Pedro Barros, Ronnie Sandoval, Raven Tershy, Chris Russell, Alex Sorgente, Ben Hatchell, Greyson Fletcher, Ben Raybourn, Kevin Kowalski, Ryan Sheckler, Tom Schaar.

Men's Street

Nyjah Huston, Cody McEntire, Ryan Sheckler, Tom Asta, Ishod Wair, Shane O'Neill, Alec Majerus, Chris Joslin, Trevor Colden, Curren Caples, Chris Cole, Louie Lopez, Ryan Decenzo, Evan Smith.

The Boardr Am

One winner from each of the seven stops of the 2015-2016 season of The Boardr Am will be in the Am Contest to join specially invited ams for the 12 skater Finals.

Hermann Stene, JS Lapierre, Tyson Bowerbank, Jagger Eaton, Christian Dufrene, Jake Ilardi, Derek Holmes, Gabriel Fortunato, Mason Silva, Alex Midler, Zion Wright, Marcos Montoya.

Hotels

ESPN has special rates and room blocks for X Games skaters. Booking Link: http://events.hotelsforhope.org/group-event?id=18237

  • Embassy Suites Austin Downtown - Book by 5/17/2016
  • Hyatt Place Austin Downtown - Book by 5/13/2016
  • Hilton Austin - Book by 5/10/2016

Get Social

  • #XGames is the official event hashtag
  • Follow @XGames and @TheBoardr for updates

Park Course Rendering

X Games 2016 Course Renderings

Street Course Rendering

X Games 2016 Course Renderings

Meet the Event Staff

The Boardr Staff has decades of experience in executing top quality large and small events in our industry. Introduce yourself and hit us up with any questions or help you need.

Ryan Clements from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Ryan Clements, Event Coordinator

Dylan Perry from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Dylan Perry, Assistant

Mike Sinclair from Vista CA Skateboarder Profile

Mike Sinclair, Event Coordinator, Judge

Casey Wayne from Pickens SC Skateboarder Profile

Casey Wayne, Logistics

Chaz Miley from Columbus GA Skateboarder Profile

Chaz Miley, Logistics, Photography

Tim O'Connor from Morristown NJ Skateboarder Profile

Tim O'Connor, Announcer

Jason Rothmeyer from Long Beach CA Skateboarder Profile

Jason Rothmeyer, Head Judge

Billy Marks from Corona CA Skateboarder Profile

Billy Marks, Judge

James Craig from Fullerton CA Skateboarder Profile

James Craig, Judge

The Boardr Events List

This is a list of events that The Boardr is associated with. To see our full industry events list, click here.

With headquarters in Tampa, Florida, The Boardr hosts worldwide, top quality skateboarding competitions and events. From coordinating top international contest series like the Vans Pro Skate Park Series, fun and ripping pro contests like Copenhagen Open, to plenty of local events like the Grind for Life Series in Florida (which recently expanded to national), you'll find us in your backyard soon no matter where on the globe you push your wood and wheels.

Recurring Events
  • Weekdays noon to 5pm at The Boardr HQ Tampa: Free skating in our private indoor warehouse.
  • Last Tuesday of Every Month 5pm to 9pm at The Boardr HQ Tampa: Frontside Grind Tuesdays, free skating for ages 30 and up.

Upcoming Events

Vans Park Series Europa Continental Championships

It's on!

May 22 - 25, 2017, Malmo, Sweden

It's the second year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Malmo

It's on!

May 22 - 27, 2017, Malmo, Sweden

It's the second year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details

5th Annual DJV Contest

4 Days Away!

May 27, 2017, Whitby, Canada

DJV Skate is an annual event organized by TJ Rogers to benefit a friend and local skater in the community who passed away. It's an all ages and skills street contest. Full Details

The Boardr Am at NYC

11 Days Away!

June 3, 2017, New York, New York

The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the Finals to meet other specially invited ams. Full Details

Harold Hunter Day

12 Days Away!

June 4, 2017, New York, New York

A day of celebrating the life and times of the late, great Harold Hunter. Full Details

Grind for Life at Knoxville Presented by Marinela

2 Weeks Away

June 10, 2017, Knoxville, Tennessee

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series benefits the Grind for Life series and leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. Full Details

Grind for Life at Houston Presented by Marinela

3 Weeks Away

June 17, 2017, Houston, Texas

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series benefits the Grind for Life series and leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. Full Details

Go Skateboarding Day

4 Weeks Away

June 21, 2017, Tampa, Florida

We're planning something for skateboarding's annual day and will have full details soon. Full Details

Chase Hawk's Born and Raised San Diego Presented by Empire BMX

4 Weeks Away

June 24, 2017, San Diego, California

Born and Raised is a BMX event in association with Chase Hawk. Full Details

Grind for Life at Huntington Beach Presented by Marinela

5 Weeks Away

July 1, 2017, Huntington Beach, California

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series benefits the Grind for Life series and leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. Full Details

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Vancouver

6 Weeks Away

July 8, 2017, Vancouver, Canada

It's the second year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details

Copenhagen Open

8 Weeks Away

July 19 - 23, 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark

The good people of CPH Skatepark want to again celebrate skateboarding by expanding the city's skate limits, every year creating new places to skate. Full Details

The Boardr Am at Huntington Beach

2 Months Away

July 29, 2017, Huntington Beach, California

The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the Finals to meet other specially invited ams. Full Details

Vans Park Series Americas Continental Championships

2 Months Away

July 28 - July 30, 2017, Huntington Beach, California

It's the second year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Huntington

2 Months Away

July 28 - August 6, 2017, Huntington Beach, California

It's the second year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details

Grind for Life at Southern California Presented by Marinela

3 Months Away

August 8, 2017, California

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. Full Details

Vans Park Series Asia Continental Championships

3 Months Away

August 19, 2017, Singapore

It's the second year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details

Vans Park Series World Championships at Shanghai

4 Months Away

September 23, 2017, Shanghai, China

It's the second year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Championships. Full Details

The Boardr Am at Vista

4 Months Away

September 23, 2017, Vista, California

The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the Finals to meet other specially invited ams. Full Details

Empire Am Getting Paid - The Boardr Am Finals

4 Months Away

September 28 - 30, 2017, Montreal, Canada

This year, Am Getting Paid is hosting The Boardr Am Finals. Winners if each stop at The Boardr Am now get a trip to Montreal and a chance at the $20,000USD prize purse here. We'll have full details and the schedule soon. Full Details

Chase Hawk's Born and Raised Austin Presented by Empire BMX

5 Months Away

October 7, 2017, Pflugerville, Texas

Born and Raised is a BMX event in association with Chase Hawk. Full Details

Grind for Life at Bradenton Presented by Marinela

5 Months Away

October 14, 2017, Bradenton, Florida

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series benefits the Grind for Life series and leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. Full Details

Southbound and Down IV at The Boardr HQ: Good Times, Motorcycles, and Skateboarding

5 Months Away

October 28, 2017, Tampa, Florida

This will be our 4th annual melting pot of good times, motorcycles, and skateboarding going down right here at The Boardr HQ. Full Details

Exposure Skate

6 Months Away

November 3 - 4, 2017, Encinitas, California

This is the 6th Annual Exposure Skate event. It's the biggest women's skateboarding event in the world right now with a $50,000 purse. Full Details

Grind for Life at Lakeland Presented by Marinela

6 Months Away

November 4, 2017, Lakeland, Florida

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series benefits the Grind for Life series and leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. Full Details

Grind for Life Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ Presented by Marinela

6 Months Away

November 10, 2017, Tampa, Florida

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa. We'll have details soon. Full Details