X Games Austin 2015 held our (nearly) undivided attention this weekend. This year’s annual event introduced new competitions along with a slew of new records.
GrindTV took the streets of Austin to witness the three-day madness first-hand.
Along with sporting firsts, the action sports phenomenon once again delivered excitement and camaraderie. Relive some of the notable moments … via Instagram.
There were some unexpected wins — like when Daniel Sandoval rose from 4th to clinch gold in the Toyota BMX Park event.
Words can’t describe this feeling right now!! Blown away and so stoked to be walking away with my first @xgames gold medal!!! @redbull @vansbmx66 @totalbmx @albesbmx @profile_racing @odi_bmx @vpcomponents A photo posted by Daniel Sandoval (@daniel_sandovalbmx) on
And some new events added to this year's lineup: like Skateboard/BMX Big Air Doubles …
… and Harley Davidson Flat Track racing — congrats to gold medalist Bryan Smith!
It’s race day! Tune in to #ESPN at 7:30 p.m. CT for the first ever #XGamesFlatTrack race. You don’t want to miss it. #RollYourOwn #XGames A photo posted by Harley-Davidson (@harleydavidson) on
Also new to the program was Moto X QuarterPipe.
Not even Metallica was able to resist the X Games excitement.
X Games Show #metallica #metontour #xgames A photo posted by Metallica (@metallica) on
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