2015 Summer X Games Austin lineup and performances announced
X Games Austin 2015 will take place on June 4 through 7 this year and feature three new disciplines, according to a release from ESPN.
Moto X Quarterpipe and Skateboard and BMX Big Air Doubles will appear in the X Games for the first time this summer. The event will start with Moto X Step Up in front of the capitol building in Austin.
Moto X Quarterpipe will feature six riders performing their best trick off a quarterpipe ramp. Big Air Doubles will combine BMX and Skateboard athletes in a team competition.
This summer's X Games will also feature Skateboard Big Air, Park, Street, and Vert disciplines; BMX Big Air, Dirt, Park, and Vert disciplines; Moto X Best Whip, Eudro X, Quarterpipe, Speed & Style, and Step Up disciplines; and Rally and Off-Road Truck Super Rally and Off-Road Truck Racing disciplines.
X Games Austin 2015 will also introduce a larger concert venue called the Super Stage, with Nicki Minaj, Talib Kweli, Pennywise and Deltron 3030 performing throughout the games.
Tickets will go on sale Friday, and a detailed schedule can be found here.
- Christopher Woody