Courtesy ESPN X Games
ESPN today announced the inaugural X Games Austin event dates will shift to June 5-8, 2014. Additional details and the full X Games Austin 2014 schedule of events will be announced at a later date. Previously, the event dates were slated for May 15-18.
Following a highly competitive bid process during which Austin edged out Chicago, Detroit and Charlotte, N.C., ESPN announced in July that the Texas capital was selected to host X Games summer events for four years at the new 1,500-acre Circuit of The Americas sports and entertainment complex in southeast Austin.
X Games Austin will showcase more than 200 of the world’s premier athletes in the sports of Skateboarding, BMX, Motocross and Rally. The new event will embrace and reflect the vibe and culture of Austin, tapping into the city’s rich music and cultural scene to surround the competition with a festival that highlights the intersection of sports and lifestyle that exists in action sports.