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
Exposure Skate

Exposure Skate

Huntington Beach, California

November 1 - 2, 2019

2 Weeks Away
This is the 8th Annual Exposure Skate event for women. Full Details
Vans Park Series 2020 Asia Regionals

Vans Park Series 2020 Asia Regionals

Fujisawa, Japan

November 1 - 3, 2019

3 Weeks Away
It's the fifth year of the Vans Park Series that leads to the World Chamionships. Full Details
Best Trick and Absolute Value Video Premiere at The Boardr HQ

Best Trick and Absolute Value Video Premiere at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

November 7, 2019

3 Weeks Away
Details coming soon... Full Details
Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

November 11, 2019

4 Weeks 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 23, 2019

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
Red Bull Mind the Gap

Red Bull Mind the Gap

Atlanta, Georgia

December 7, 2019

7 Weeks Away
Details coming soon... Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Zephyrhills

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Zephyrhills

Zephyrhills, Florida

March 14, 2020

5 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
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

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

Empire Open

Montreal, Canada

September 4 - 5, 2020

11 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