MarbleLympics Update (partnering with ESPN?)

Three days ago, @Jellemarbleruns posted an image of an article highlighting the return of ESPN8, The Ocho.

Inspired by the movie DodgeBall, ESPN8 is a 24-hour replacement of ESPN2, showing obscure sports from around the world. According to the post, sports this year include lawnmower racing, a Tetris world championships, and marble racing.

As of publication there isn’t much in the way of information regarding this years The Ocho other than it will take place on August 7th on ESPN2. Jelle’s Marble Runs is scheduled to be shown at 4:30pm EST.