We were too busy skiing pow to make it down to the X-Games this year, but damn did we ever miss a good show. Thank god for the internet, we still caught some fo the action. If you've been living under a rock, you can still get a healthy dose of gnar on the X-Games website.
It's midnight on Monday April 20, already a third of the way through the biggest 10 day ski & snowboard party on the planet, and we've finally got a spare minute to bring you up to speed on the event! Because the party died down? Nope, just taking 1st period break.» Read More »
American Colby West threw down the biggest air of the night with a Switch 1080 Stomp, clinching the championship title for Big Air.
X-Games Medalist Jossi Wells, of New Zealand, cheered his friend on from the second spot on the podium, pulling a flawless mute grab in his final run. Michael Clark placed third, Russ Henshaw, yesterday's slopestyle medalist, nails fourth.» Read More »
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The weather slowed down the Winter X Games 10 Skiing SuperPipe Women's competition, but it wasn't enough to slow down Grete Eliassen. With snow beating down on Buttermilk Mountain at Aspen/Snowmass, 10 finalists participated in a thirty minute jam session to determine the winner of Skiing SuperPipe Women's. For the second year in a row, Eliasson (Lillehammer, Norway) edged out Sarah Burke (Squamish, B.C., Canada) to secure the top spot on the podium. It is her second Winter X Games medal in two appearances. Eilassen started her run big, with a 15 foot mute grab on her first hit and then threw in big tricks including an alley-oop 540.» Read More »
Photos by Jordan Manley and Andre Charland.
a. They are all kinda girly
b. They travel alot
c. They all think Britney Spears is hot
d. You can't do what they can
e. They were all at the 2004 Telus World Ski & Snowboard Festival in Whistler» Read More »