TWC News Austin - X Games Austin 2016

The X Games are back in Austin for their third and final year. The 2016 action kicks off Thursday, June 2, and continues through the weekend at Circuit of the Americas.

This year's games will feature big air and quarter pipe competitions as well as interactive festivals and big musical acts, including Blink 182, G-Eazy, All Time Low and Logic. X Games Austin 2016 will also feature the return of BMX Street, Moto X Best Trick, Moto X Freestyle and Women's Skateboard Park.

Make sure to stay tuned to Time Warner Cable News throughout the weekend for the latest on the X Games.

ESPN Pulls X Games Out of Austin
Adrenaline will not be pumping at the Circuit of the Americas next summer after ESPN is pulling the X Games out of Austin a year ahead of schedule. 03/22/2016 08:22 PM

Water Skiing Squirrel Makes X Games Debut
The X Games celebrated its second year in Austin this weekend, bringing in thousands of fans to check out some of their favorite athletes. This year, the event welcomed an unexpected star, and some will tell you she's kind of a big deal. Our Alex Stockwell explains how not all of the performances at the X Games are put on by humans.Monday, June 8, 2015 at 08:21 AM CDT
Men's Skateboard Street Final, Skateboard Vert Best Trick, Off-Road Truck Racing Events Mark Final Day of X Games
Sunday marked the final day of X Games competition, and some athletes spent the last day adding to their medal collection with big wins.Monday, June 8, 2015 at 01:37 PM CDT
Metallica's James Hetfield Talks X Games, Flood Relief Efforts
They've sold over 110 million records worldwide, played countless shows and given fans songs to sing for decades. Now, Metallica is in Austin for the X Games. Andy Langer sat down with the band's frontman, James Hetfield, for an exclusive interview. Monday, June 8, 2015 at 11:10 AM EDT
X Games Inspires Athletes of All Ages to Compete
The X Games is one of the biggest events of the year for extreme sports fans. For many, it's a chance to see all of the athletes they look up to. Lots of skateboarders and BMX riders end up inspired to work harder to one day compete in the X Games themselves. Our Alex Stockwell caught up with a professional BMX rider who shares his advice to those looking to take their skills to the next level.Monday, June 8, 2015 at 09:10 AM CDT
Gold Medal-Winning Skateboarder Ryan Scheckler Talks Charity Golf Event, X Games in Austin
Time Warner Cable News' Joaquin Sanchez caught up with three-time X Games gold medal-winning skater Ryan Scheckler at his ATX Shootout, a charity golf event, about the event and the X Games' move to Austin.Friday, June 5, 2015 at 12:35 PM CDT
X Games Organizers, Athletes Discuss What Viewers Can Expect
With more than 20 bands playing, including Nicki Minaj and Metallica, X Games Austin should not disappoint this year.Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 06:29 PM CDT
X Games Austin Kicks Off Thursday
Crews are pounding the pavement getting ready for what should be another big weekend for Austin tourism. X Games Austin kicks of right in front of the Capitol Thursday night. Local businesses tell our Mitch Goulding they're hoping big crowds translate to big money.Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 08:46 AM CDT

X Games Austin Wraps Up First Year
In its first year in the Lone Star State, the X Games Austin had one huge problem attendees knew they'd run into.Monday, June 9, 2014 at 12:28 PM EDT
Thousands Pack Downtown Austin for X Games Kick-Off
Friday, June 6, 2014 at 03:43 PM EDT
Local BMX Rider Calls X Games Participation an 'Honor'
The X Games are poised to take over downtown Austin and the Circuit of the Americas, and Aaron Ross, a local BMX rider, says the Capital City is a natural fit for action sports.Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 06:23 PM EDT
Downtown Businesses Prep For X-Games Crowds
Fences around Congress Avenue have sparked curiosity among Austinites as crews get ready for the X-Games.Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 01:01 AM EDT
Skateboarders Excited for X Games Austin
In honor of the X Games Austin, we met up with the Texas Skateboarding Club to find out exactly what they're excited to see in the games and what it was that drew them to the sport.Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 09:50 PM EDT
Getting Down and Dirty with Motocross
The X Games are in Austin this weekend, which means it's time to kick things up a notch.Monday, June 2, 2014 at 01:54 PM EDT
Extreme Athletes Prepare for X Games
Less than a week away from the X Games in Austin, people in Southeast Austin got a little wet to get ready for the occasion. The Quest ATX, a wakeboarding park just down the road from Circuit of the Americas, held a kickoff party Saturday. Everyone from experienced athletes to those brand new to the sport got in to give it a try.Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 04:40 PM CDT
Buda teen turns X Games interest into website
Hayden Oswalt is like most seventh graders. “I’m really into video games, and I like hanging out with my friends at the movie theaters," he said.Monday, May 19, 2014 at 01:25 PM EDT
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