The following is a press release...With six years of X Games competition under his belt, seven-time supercross Champ Jeremy McGrath, is taking time off from competition to do television duty for ESPN for the next four days for X Games 16! Starting Thursday, July 29th, McGrath will be serving as one of the on-air hosts for 6 of the televised moto events -- Moto X Super X Adaptive; Moto X Super X - men's and women's races; Moto X Step Up; Moto X Best Whip and Moto X Speed & Style.
X Games 16 takes place in the greater downtown Los Angeles area at four separate venues simultaneously - LA Coliseum, LA Live, Nokia Theatre and Staples Center. Up first for McGrath - LIVE coverage of Moto X Super X racing, from the LA Coliseum, late in the day Thursday; two more events Friday at Staples Center and then coverage of Speed & Style, also from Staples Center on Sunday. Be sure to check your local ESPN television listings for the times of your favorite X Games events!
Joining an illustrious group of X athletes doing TV duty this year including Keir Dillon and Tony Hawk, McGrath had this to say about the 2010 X Games, “this will be the first time I go to the X Games and not compete - it is going to be something different for me but I am super excited to have been given this opportunity with the broadcast crew at ESPN. Looking forward to just being a spectator this year too!”
Visit www.expn.com for up to date X Games 16 information.