First Wave of Invited Skateboard Athletes for X Games Austin 2015 Revealed – List Inside!

X GAMES AUSTINX Games Austin returns to Circuit of The Americas June 4 -7, 2015, and revealed the first wave of invited athletes just yesterday, March 5th.After a successful 2014 X Games debut in the new host city of Austin, Texas, the worlds top action sports athletes will once again take center stage to compete for X Games medals and prize money in BMX, Moto X, Skateboard, Rally and Truck X.

In addition to action sports competition, X Games Austin will bring fans an all-encompassing youth cultural experience with several world-class musical performances, including Grammy-nominated hip hop superstar Nicki Minaj performing on the new Super Stage. X Games Austin will also feature elite gaming competitions, enhanced festival villages and hospitality options.

ESPN and ABC will televise a combined 20 hours of live X Games Austin competition, which will also be accessible via WatchESPN to viewers who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider. Additional coverage of sports and music will be carried on ESPN3 as well as the latest coverage across ESPN digital platforms, including XGames.com, X Games app, X Games pages across Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and more.

Check out the full list for the men’s skateboard discipline at X Games Austin below:

SKATEBOARD VERT

  • Sandro Dias
  • Pierre-Luc Gagnon
  • Bucky Lasek
  • Andy Macdonald
  • Paul-Luc Ronchetti
  • Jimmy Wilkins

SKATEBOARD BIG AIR

  • Bob Burnquist
  • Rony Gomes
  • Italo Penarrubia
  • Edgard Pereira
  • Tom Schaar
  • Jono Schwan
  • Elliot Sloan

SKATEBOARD PARK

  • Pedro Barros
  • Curren Caples
  • Greyson Fletcher
  • Aaron Homoki
  • Bucky Lasek
  • Ben Raybourn
  • Ronnie Sandoval
  • Grant Taylor

MEN’S SKATEBOARD STREET

  • Nyjah Huston
  • Alec Majcrus
  • Shane O’Neill
  • Luan Oliveira
  • Torey Pudwill
  • Paul Rodriguez
  • Ryan Sheckler
  • Ishod Wair

MEN’S SKATEBOARD STREET AMATEURS

  • Tyson Bowerbank
  • Jon Cos
  • Jagger Eaton
  • Jamie Foy

SKATEBOARD BIG AIR DOUBLES

  • Bob Burnquist
  • Tom Schaar

 

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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