World of X Games will Air Three X Games Sydney Recap Episodes on ABC
Australian Brandon Loupos competing in BMX Dirt at X Games Minneapolis (Photo Credit: Brett Wilhelm)
X Games fans in the United States can watch 16.5 hours of live competition coverage from the inaugural X Games Sydney beginning Thursday, October 18, on the X Games Facebook, YouTube and Twitter pages. Additionally, four hours of event recap coverage will air on ABC as part of the World of X Games series, beginning Sunday, October 28. 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 Sydney 2018 will be televised globally in 190 countries and territories to more than 495 million homes.
The X Games Sydney 2018 live content schedule is as follows:
|Thursday, October 18|
|8:45 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.||Men’s BMX Dirt Qualifier|
|10:15 p.m. – 11:15 p.m.||Skateboard Big Air Qualifier|
|11:45 p.m. – 12:45 a.m.||BMX Street|
|Friday, October 19|
|1:30 a.m. – 2:30 a.m.||Moto X Step Up|
|3 a.m. – 4:15 a.m.||Women’s Skateboard Street|
|4:45 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.||Moto X Doubles|
|8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.||BMX Big Air Qualifier|
|10 p.m. – 11:15 p.m.||Men’s Skateboard Street Qualifier|
|11:45 p.m. – 1 a.m.||BMX Dirt|
|Saturday, October 21|
|1:45 a.m. – 2:45 a.m.||Moto X Freestyle|
|3:15 a.m. – 4:30 a.m.||Skateboard Big Air|
|9 a.m. – 10 a.m.||BMX Big Air|
|10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.||Moto X QuarterPipe High Air|
|Sunday, October 22|
|12:15 a.m. – 1:30 a.m.||Men’s Skateboard Street|
|2 a.m. – 3:30 a.m.||Moto X Best Whip & Moto X Best Trick|
|Sunday, October 28|
|1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.||Best of BMX at X Games Sydney|
|Sunday, November 4|
|2 p.m. – 3 p.m.||Best of Skateboarding at X Games Sydney|
|Sunday, November 11|
|3 p.m. – 5 p.m.||Best of Moto at X Games Sydney|
*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 Australia by the Seven Network, ESPN will deliver X Games Sydney 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. Streaming service ESPN Player will deliver extensive live and on-demand coverage of every event at X Games Sydney to more than 130 countries across EMEA. Subscribers also get access to a wide range of ESPN Films content, including The Birth of Big Air.
Danny Chi, ESPN Communications, 213-405-4400; [email protected]
Grace Coryell, ESPN Communications, 213-405-4402, [email protected]
Olivia Wilson, ESPN Communications, 213-405-4145, [email protected]