Guide to Skiing Superpipe

Who, what, when and how each event is mapped out for Winter X-Games XVII

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When?: Men’s elimination on Wednesday 22 January. Both finals on Friday 24 January.

Where?: 300ft course with a single 80ft step up jump.

Who?: Men: David Wise (2013 Gold), Aaron Blunck, Noah Bowman, Simon D-Artois, Justin Dorey, Simon Dumont, Alex Ferreira, AJ Kemppainen, Gus Kenworthy, Thomas Krief, Matt Margetts, Mike Riddle, Kevin Rolland, Byron Wells, Torin Yater-Wallace.
Women: Maddie Bowman (2013 Gold), Anais Caradeux, Virgini Faivre, Roz Groenewoud, Megan Gunning, Marie Martinod, Ayana Onozuka, Brita Sigourney.

Format: Preliminary elimination round in which each rider gets two runs on the course. Eight best progress to the final where riders get three runs. The women’s competition goes straight to the final.

Scoring: Scored out of 100. A panel judges runs based on amplitude, execution, difficulty, landings and use of the course.


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