If you’re into action sports, you’ll be able to watch every flipkick, ollie and even every incredible crash from the X Games on your mobile handset. ESPN, MediaFLO USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of QUALCOMM, and Verizon Wireless have teamed up to launch EXPN for V CAST Mobile TV, a channel to deliver the action from the from X Games 13.
Coverage runs from 11:30am PT on August 2 until 3pm PT on August 5, and during this time you’ll be able to watch live competitions, behind-the-scenes coverage and commentary. Additionally, from July 22 through August 1 you can tun in for “Best of the X Games,” while X Game 13 replays will air August 6 and 7.
“X Games fans want to see the action as it happens. By teaming with MediaFLO USA to offer this channel through Verizon Wireless, ESPN is reaffirming our commitment to our fans by showing all the extreme action while expanding our multi-platform approach,” stated John Zehr, senior vice president, digital media production, ESPN. “Through this dedicated channel, X fans will see Travis Pastrana’s practice runs or Shaun White grab big air during the skateboarding finals even if they aren’t near a big-screen TV.”