It’s here! The Winter X Games kicks off again today and we are pumped!
The televised shredathon is, quite simply, the biggest contest in the world. OK, OK so the Winter Olympics might be bigger, but they only happen every four years.
Plus if you asked any professional slope of pipe freestyle skier which competition they aspired to as a kid, I can almost guarantee they’d say the Winter X Games. And whatever you think about its more nakedly commercial aspects, its longstanding ‘mainstage’ status makes it the ultimate contest for the world’s best freeskiers.
The televised shredathon is, quite simply, the biggest contest in the world.
Looking back over the years, the event has given us some truly memorable and ground breaking freeski moments. I could literally sit here all week and list the endless number of highlights that have gone down as either special, or just straight up rad, in the event’s 18 years lifetime.
However, I kind of want to watch the competition later this week, so this bite sized list of unforgettable freeski moments in Winter X Games history will have to do…