X Games Austin

June 2 - 5, 2016

Austin, Texas

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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.

Upcoming Events

Join our mailing list and we'll keep you posted.

Upcoming Event Date Description
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Lakeland POSTPONED

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Lakeland POSTPONED

Lakeland, Florida

April 25, 2020 POSTPONED

2 Weeks Away
The GFL Series is a national, all ages and skills series in both street and bowl benefiting the Grind for Life Organization, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that assists cancer patients with travel expenses. Full Details
Vans Park Series Oceania Regionals RESCHEDULING

Vans Park Series Oceania Regionals RESCHEDULING

Sydney, Australia

May 1 - 2, 2020 RESCHEDULING

3 Weeks Away
The Vans Park Series Regionals lead to the World Championships. Full Details
The Boardr Am at Atlanta

The Boardr Am at Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia

May 2, 2020

3 Weeks Away
The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the season finals at Empire Open where they're seeded in the Semi-Finals with a $20,000 prize purse. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Fort Lauderdale

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

May 16, 2020

5 Weeks Away
The GFL Series is a national, all ages and skills series in both street and bowl benefiting the Grind for Life Organization, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that assists cancer patients with travel expenses. Full Details
Swampfest

Swampfest

Wildwood, Florida

May 22 - 23, 2020

6 Weeks Away
A BMX event in a Florida swamp. Full Details
Red Bull Mind the Gap POSTPONED

Red Bull Mind the Gap POSTPONED

Atlanta, Georgia

May 30, 2020 POSTPONED

7 Weeks Away
A free and open street gap contest in downtown Atlanta. Full Details
The Boardr Am at New York City

The Boardr Am at New York City

New York City, New York

June 6, 2020

8 Weeks Away
The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the season finals at Empire Open where they're seeded in the Semi-Finals with a $20,000 prize purse. Full Details
Harold Hunter Day POSTPONED

Harold Hunter Day POSTPONED

New York City, New York

June 7, 2020 POSTPONED

2 Months Away
A day of celebrating the life and times of the late, great Harold Hunter. Full Details
Vans Park Series Pro Tour France and Europa Regionals

Vans Park Series Pro Tour France and Europa Regionals

Paris, France

June 15 - 21, 2020

2 Months Away
Vans Park Series is a park terrain series with stops around the globe. Full Details
Vans Park Series Pro Tour Canada and Americas Regionals

Vans Park Series Pro Tour Canada and Americas Regionals

Montreal, Canada

July 6 - 12, 2020

3 Months Away
Vans Park Series is a park terrain series with stops around the globe. Full Details
Vans Park Series Africa Regionals

Vans Park Series Africa Regionals

South Africa

July 24 - 25, 2020

3 Months Away
The Vans Park Series Regionals lead to the World Championships. Full Details
Vans RebelJam - BMX Street Invitational

Vans RebelJam - BMX Street Invitational

Huntington Beach, California

July 30 - August 2, 2020

3 Months Away
An Invitational BMX Contest at US Open. Full Details
Vans Showdown

Vans Showdown

Huntington Beach, California

August 3 - 9, 2020

4 Months Away
A men and women invite-only jam format event with best trick contests and obstacles designed by select brands. Full Details
Vans Park Series World Championships United States

Vans Park Series World Championships United States

Salt Lake City, United States

August 24 - 29, 2020

4 Months Away
Vans Park Series is a park terrain series with stops around the globe. Full Details
2nd Annual Johnny Strange Legacy Mini-Ramp Jam at the Malibu Chili Cook Off

2nd Annual Johnny Strange Legacy Mini-Ramp Jam at the Malibu Chili Cook Off

Malibu, California

September 5, 2020

5 Months Away
A mini-ramp jam in Malibu. Full Details
Empire Open CANCELLED

Empire Open CANCELLED

Montreal, Canada

September 4 - 5, 2020 CANCELLED

5 Months Away
Each year Empire Open (formerly Am Getting Paid) hosts The Boardr Am Finals. Winners of each stop at The Boardr Am now get a trip to Montreal and a chance at the $20,000 prize purse here. Full Details
Havana Skate Festival

Havana Skate Festival

Havana, Cuba

October 9 - 11, 2020

6 Months Away
This three-day celebration will feature various workshops with internationally renowned athletes, skateboarding demos and clinics, speaking panels of renowned cultural experts, photography and art exhibitions, and music performances. Full Details
Exposure Skate

Exposure Skate

Encinitas, California

October 23 - 25, 2020

6 Months Away
This is the 9th Annual Exposure Skate event for women. Full Details
The Boardr HQ Open House and Best Trick

The Boardr HQ Open House and Best Trick

Tampa, Florida

November 5, 2020

7 Months Away
Save the date for this open house at our private TF followed by our Annual Best Trick Contest. Full Details
Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

November 9, 2020

7 Months Away
Got a late flight out on Monday? Join us in the morning here at HQ where we'll be recovering from the weekend, skating, and talking about all the madness that went down at Tampa Am. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Tampa - Contest and Annual Awards

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Tampa - Contest and Annual Awards

Tampa, Florida

November 21, 2020

7 Months Away
The GFL Series is a national, all ages and skills series in both street and bowl benefiting the Grind for Life Organization, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that assists cancer patients with travel expenses. Full Details