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.

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

Woodward Riviera Maya Street Contest and Grand Opening

It's on!

October 20 - 21, 2017, Cancun, Mexico

An invite only street contest with a focus on Mexican skaters. This is the grand opening of a new Woodward location and also includes a vert demo with Tony Hawk. Full Details

Andale Bearings Presents Wheelie Dope Finals

8 Days Away!

October 28, 2017, Los Angeles, California

Wheelie Dope is Joey Brezinski's invite only manual contest at the West LA Courthouse. Full Details

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

8 Days 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

Marinela Demo in Tampa

11 Days Away!

October 31, 2017, Tampa, Florida

We're doing a few demos with Marinela all around Florida. Come hang out with the #BoardrBoys. Bring your board and roll around with us, too! Full Details

Marinela Demo in Tampa

12 Days Away!

November 1, 2017, Tampa, Florida

We're doing a few demos with Marinela all around Florida. Come hang out with the #BoardrBoys. Bring your board and roll around with us, too! Full Details

Marinela Demo in Lakeland

13 Days Away!

November 2, 2017, Lakeland, Florida

We're doing a few demos with Marinela all around Florida. Come hang out with the #BoardrBoys. Bring your board and roll around with us, too! Full Details

Marinela Demo in Lakeland

2 Weeks Away

November 3, 2017, Lakeland, Florida

We're doing a few demos with Marinela all around Florida. Come hang out with the #BoardrBoys. Bring your board and roll around with us, too! Full Details

Grind for Life at Lakeland Presented by Marinela

2 Weeks 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

Exposure Skate

2 Weeks 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 Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ Presented by Marinela

3 Weeks Away

November 9, 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

Best Trick at The Boardr HQ Presented by Doom Sayers

3 Weeks Away

November 9, 2017, Tampa, Florida

We're planning a Best Trick contest on our new stuff we recently built in HQ. Details coming soon... Full Details

'SICKhead' Video Premiere at The Boardr HQ

3 Weeks Away

November 10, 2017, Tampa, Florida

SICKhead is a video based in San Diego, CA featuring Kevin Love, Tyler Bolar, Ronnie Kessner, and John Dilorenzo. Full Details

Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

4 Weeks Away

November 13, 2017, Tampa, Florida

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

Air + Style, Los Angeles

5 Months Away

March 3 - 4, 2018, Los Angeles, California

We will be hosting an invite-only, transition-based contest at this year’s Air + Style. The event will also feature two main stages with 20+ musical acts. Full Details

Florida Virtual School Presents Jump the Creek Benefiting Grind for Life

6 Months Away

April 7, 2018, Gainesville, Florida

Jump the Creek is a day of fun skateboarding events at Possum Creek. We'll have full details on this one coming soon. Full Details

Harold Hunter Day

8 Months Away

June 1, 2018, New York City, New York

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

The Boardr Am at New York City

8 Months Away

June 2, 2018, New York City, 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