X Games Aspen 2013 will be in Colorado at Buttermilk Mountain next week from January 24 to January 27, featuring 200 of the world’s best snow sports athletes. These four action-packed days of competition will have these athletes vying for the most coveted medals in action sports.
Spectators will be able to watch the competitors battle it out on the following sports and disciplines: Ski Big Air, Ski Slopestyle, Ski SuperPipe, Snowboard Big Air, Snowboard Slopestyle, Snowboard Superpipe, Snowboard Street, and five disciplines of snowmobiling, including Adaptive, Best Trick, Freestyle, Snocross, and Speed and Style.
Some of the athletes in attendance will include Tucker Hibbert, Kelly Clark, Bobby Brown, Gretchen Bleiler, Mark McMorris, and Shaun White. All events will be covered live on ESPN’s family of networks, XGames.com, and X Games social media platforms.
In addition to the extreme sports events happening at the X Games, don’t forget that there will be music, films and fashion shows to add to the festivities. The Green Day documentary “iQuatro!” will be shown at the Wheeler Opera House on Saturday, January 26 at 9:15 p.m. “The Crash Reel” depicts snowboarder Kevin Pearce’s remarkable recovery from a life-threatening accident in 2009 when he was training to go head-to-head with pipe expert Shaun White at the 2010 Winter Olympics. This screening will be on Wednesday, January 23 at 8:15 p.m. at the Wheeler Opera House. Two runway shows are scheduled and promise to demonstrate the connection between the action-sports lifestyle and fashion with familiar brands and some new twists. Calvin Harris and Major Lazer will headline several shows throughout the weekend with help from Bloc Party and Tyler the Creator.
X Games Aspen is free to the public, and the athlete list is pretty exciting. It’s going to be a fantastic time, and the stoke is going to be high, so mark your calendars and get to X Games Aspen 2013!
For more information, please visit the X Games Web site.
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