Watch: X Games Austin 2016: Live Stream, Event News. or the third consecutive June, the Summer X Games will be held in Austin, Texas. This year’s events are set to kick off Thursday night on ESPN, beginning with the Moto X Step Up Final. Ronnie Renner won the event last year with a maximum jump of 34 feet and is once again the favorite heading into Thursday’s contest. He’s captured Step Up gold nine times in his illustrious career, including twice in 2013, 2014 and 2016.
Harley-Davidson Flat-Track Racing, which features top motorcycle racers from around the world going head-to-head, will close out the evening’s live events. Bryan Smith won the gold last June in the contest’s inaugural year. Speaking of firsts, the Moto X Freestyle will also be making its Austin debut this weekend, but won’t be televised until Friday.
The action on Thursday will begin at 8:30 p.m. ET and is expected to last through 11:00 p.m. Most of the festivities will be broadcast on ESPN, with ABC taking over Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 until 3:30. In addition to the television coverage, fans will also be able to follow the action from Austin live online thanks to WatchESPN.