X Games organizers give nod to Austin’s music scene with 2016 medals

By Sean Shapiro – American-Statesman correspondent

Austin’s music heritage is taking center stage on the medals for the 2016 X Games, which will visit Central Texas next weekend. It’s the third and final time the X Games will be held in Austin, and organizers said it was only fitting to acknowledge the music history of the city before the action sports festival moves elsewhere in 2017. The 2016 medal features a pair of guitars with the necks crossing to form the X Games logo. Between the guitars there is the inscription “Austin  2016” and a guitar pick with the ESPN logo.sign of its winners’ medals for 2016. Two guitars … Read More




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