The X Games, a.k.a. the youth culture’s Alternative Olympics, set records all over the place, with 114,200 in attendance at Aspen, CO, record-breaking athletic feats, new event debuts, and heroes.
Winter X Games 15 Sets Records; Shaun White Captures 4th Gold, Kelly Clark Stomps 1080 for Gold, and Torstein Horgmo Launching a Triple Corkscrew for Gold
X Games Re-Cap: Athletes to Watch for Upcoming Olympics, Fresh New Sports, and Hot New Heroes (and Sponsorship Opportunities)
Here’s why the ESPN Winter X Games in Aspen are considered the Alternative Winter Olympics and in many cases, better, as new sports are tested and new heroes created with a completely different vibe.
Winter X Games 13 Brings New Energy for Snow Sports with Back-to-Back Golds from Shaun White, Big Wins from Lindsey Jacobolis, and New Events Like Skier Big Air and Women’s Slopestyle Skiing
The X Games are the Olympics of action sports, and if anything, give the IOC with all their pomp and skullduggery a run for their money. Winter X Games 13 upped the bar on that with major excitement, old and new heroes, and fresh styles.
X Games Re-Instates Vert Competition After Heat from Pro Skaterboarders BMX Rider-What This Means about The State of Halfpipe Competitions, Including the Youth Olympic Games
Heated talks between ESPN X Games organizers such as Chris Stiepock and professional skateboarders such as Bobby Burnquist, Tony Hawk, and a slew of others (not to mention those flaming message boards on various skate-related sites and blogs) have caused the X Games to continue with its 13-year-tradition of holding a vert (a.k.a. halfpipe) competition for both skateboarding and BMX at the Summer X Games in Los Angeles in July.
Winter X Games Wraps Up with Show-stopping Performances by Shaun White, Gretchen Bleiler; Label Networks Compares Sports in X Games to Favorite Sports to Watch Among Youth Culture
It was a crazy action sports weekend with ASR and Agenda ending in San Diego, and the Winter X Games wrapping up Sunday, January 27th in Aspen. As snow blanketed the mountains in Colorado, ESPN delivered a tight package of winter action sports drama with Shaun White stomping the Men’s Superpipe with a frontside big air, front and backside 1080’s, and a frontside 1260 at the very bottom of the pipe, beating out Japanese phenom Ryo Aono.