The fourth installment in the Real Series 2017 schedule, Real BMX, launches today, June 14, with six never-before-seen BMX video parts debuting on XGames.com at 12 p.m. ET. A full World of X Games episode will air June 24 on ABC, featuring all six video parts, behind-the-scenes footage and athlete interviews. The videos will be judged by a panel of industry experts and their selections for which athlete/filmer teams will be awarded X Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be announced on the ABC broadcast. Cash prizes will be awarded to the medalists. Fans will also have a chance to view and vote for their favorite videos online at XGames.com/RealBMX, with the Fan Favorite winning an additional cash prize.
Celebrating the X Games debut in Minnesota, X Games will bring premiere racing action to fans at Mall of America on Thursday, July 13, to kick off the inaugural event in front of one of the top tourist destinations in the country. Joining U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis as a venue for the world’s premiere action sports competition and youth culture experience, Harley-Davidson Flat Track Racing at Mall of America will feature athletes racing high-performance motorcycles in close proximity around an oval track at speeds up to 130 mph. With the roots of Flat Track Racing dating back to the early 1900s, the sport is one of the most traditional motorcycle racing disciplines.
Starting that day and through Sunday, July 16, ESPN and ABC will televise a combined 18.5 hours of live X Games coverage, which will also be accessible via WatchESPN and WatchABC 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,