First Wave of Invited Skateboard Athletes for X Games Austin 2015 Revealed – List Inside!

X GAMES AUSTINX Games Austin returns to Circuit of The Americas June 4 -7, 2015, and  revealed the first wave of invited athletes just yesterday, March 5th. After a successful 2014 X Games debut in the new host city of Austin, Texas, the world’s top action sports athletes will once again take center stage to compete for X Games medals and prize money in BMX, Moto X, Skateboard, Rally and Truck X.

In addition to action sports competition, X Games Austin will bring fans an all-encompassing youth cultural experience with several world-class musical performances, including Grammy-nominated hip hop superstar Nicki Minaj performing on the new Super Stage. X Games Austin will also feature elite gaming competitions, enhanced festival villages and hospitality options.

ESPN and ABC will televise a combined 20 hours of live X Games Austin competition, which will also be accessible via WatchESPN 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, X Games app, X Games pages across Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and more.

Check out the full list for the men’s skateboard discipline at X Games Austin below:


  • Sandro Dias
  • Pierre-Luc Gagnon
  • Bucky Lasek
  • Andy Macdonald
  • Paul-Luc Ronchetti
  • Jimmy Wilkins


  • Bob Burnquist
  • Rony Gomes
  • Italo Penarrubia
  • Edgard Pereira
  • Tom Schaar
  • Jono Schwan
  • Elliot Sloan


  • Pedro Barros
  • Curren Caples
  • Greyson Fletcher
  • Aaron Homoki
  • Bucky Lasek
  • Ben Raybourn
  • Ronnie Sandoval
  • Grant Taylor


  • Nyjah Huston
  • Alec Majcrus
  • Shane O’Neill
  • Luan Oliveira
  • Torey Pudwill
  • Paul Rodriguez
  • Ryan Sheckler
  • Ishod Wair


  • Tyson Bowerbank
  • Jon Cos
  • Jagger Eaton
  • Jamie Foy


  • Bob Burnquist
  • Tom Schaar


Juliet Schroder

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