World of X Games May 2019 Lineup
The May programming on World of X Games kicks off the summer programming from the Real Series Presented by Nexcare, including the debut of Real Street and Real BMX. Additionally, as Real Street celebrates 10 years of competition, fans get to look back at the best skate moments from the beginning to present day. Viewers will also get a chance to see action-packed wave riding all the way from the fabled North Shore of Hawaii, with The Monster Energy Big Wave Invitational.
Left: Chris Joslin in Real Street (Photo Credit: Joe Hammeke)
Right: Shane Dorian, Billy Kemper and Nathan Florence in The Monster Energy Big Wave Invitational (Photo Credit: TAUBLIEB Films)
Real Street 2019 Presented by Nexcare
Airs: 5/4 at 2 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT on ABC
Real Street features night never-before-seen skateboard video parts from on XGames.com. The World of X Games episode will feature all nine video parts, behind-the-scenes footage and athlete interviews from athletes Robbie Brockel, Jamie Foy, Taylor Kirby, Corey Glick, Mason Silva, Dashawn Jordan, Chris Joslin, Trevor McClung and Chase Webb. The videos are judged by a panel of industry experts, with their selections for which athlete/filmer teams will be awarded X Games gold, silver and bronze medals announced on the ABC broadcast.
10 Years of Real Street
Airs: 5/11 at 2 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT on ABC
Celebrating the 10th year of Real Street, World of X Games host Brandon Graham and legendary Skateboarder Chad Muska will host a “Best of Real Street” show, taking fans back to where the Real Series began. The show will include highlights from the past 10 years of Real Street video parts, favorite moments and behind-the-scenes content.
The Monster Energy Big Wave Invitational
Airs: 5/18 at 2 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT on ABC
The Monster Energy Big Wave Invitational features an all-star cast of the best big wave riders in the world tackling a giant swell on the fabled North Shore of Hawaii, pushing the limits of performance by towing-in to the monster-sized surf. The riders include big wave world champion surfers Shane Dorian, Kai Lenny, Makua Rothman, Nathan Florence and Billy Kemper.
Real BMX 2019 Presented by Nexcare
Airs: 5/25 at 2:30 p.m. ET on ABC
Following Real Street, the next installment in the Real Series will switch focus to BMX. Six BMX athletes premiered video parts on XGames.com/RealBMX, to be judged by a panel of industry experts for a cash prize award along with gold, silver and bronze medals for the top three athletes and filmers. This World of X Games episode will recap and announce this year’s winner, with athletes including Brad Simms, Corey Martinez, Dan Coller, Jordan Hango, Simone Barraco and Greg Illingworth.
The World of X Games features a variety of X Games and athlete-focused content. For the most updated schedule and information on World of X Games, go to www.xgames.com. Check local listings for additional details.
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