World of X Games will Air Two X Games Norway Recap Episodes on ABC
X Games fans in the United States can watch 12 hours of live competition coverage from X Games Norway beginning Friday, May 18, on the X Games Facebook, YouTube and Twitter pages. Additionally, three hours of event recap coverage will air on ABC as part of the World of X Games series, beginning Saturday, May 26. Fans can also follow the latest news and highlights across ESPN digital platforms, including XGames.com and X Games pages across Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and more.
In addition to all of the content on ESPN’s U.S.-based media platforms, X Games Norway 2018 will be televised globally in 190 countries and territories to more than 495 million homes.
The X Games Norway 2018 live content schedule is as follows:
|Friday, May 18|
|12 p.m. – 3 p.m.||Men’s Skateboard Street Round One|
|Women’s Skateboard Street Final|
Saturday, May 19
|9 a.m. – 11 a.m.||Men’s Snowboard Big Air Elimination|
|Men’s Ski Big Air Elimination|
|11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.||Women’s Ski Big Air Final|
|Women’s Snowboard Big Air Final|
|Men’s Ski Big Air Final|
|Men’s Snowboard Big Air Final|
Sunday, May 20
|12 p.m. – 1 p.m.||Men’s Skateboard Street Nordic Qualifier|
|1:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.||Men’s Skateboard Street Final|
|Saturday, May 26|
|3 p.m. – 5 p.m.||Best of X Games Norway (Ski & Snowboard)|
|Saturday, June 2|
|2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.||Best of X Games Norway (Skateboard)|
*Times and events listed are Eastern Time (ET) and are subject to change. Please consult your local listings.
In addition to the host broadcast within Norway by NRK, ESPN will deliver X Games Norway content to 495 million households across 190 countries and territories. These include ESPN’s international networks in South and Central America, the Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand, as well as ESPN partner networks in the UK and Ireland (BT Sport), India (SONY ESPN), sub-Saharan Africa (Kwesé Sports), Canada (TSN & RDS) and China (with streaming coverage via Tencent’s leading digital platforms).
Additionally, ESPN Media Distribution has reached nearly 20 syndication agreements across Europe, Middle East and Africa – including 10 agreements within Europe, and free-to-air distribution throughout Scandinavia. X Games fans across Europe, Middle East, Africa and parts of Asia can also watch every event live and on demand on ESPN Player.
Danny Chi, ESPN Communications, 213-405-4400; [email protected]
Grace Coryell, ESPN Communications, 213-405-4402, [email protected]