European X Games

The European X Games finished up today in Tignes, France, with the women's ski slopestyle and halfpipe and the men's ski slopestyle. North American athletes represented on the podium with Canadian and U.S. skiers winning all three of today's events. Here are photos from the day.
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Kevin Rolland Wins Gold

European X Games: Kevin Rolland Wins Superpipe Gold

Europe's first-ever Winter X Games started today in Tignes, France. Skiing magazine is at the event to bring you the latest details. In today's men's superpipe finals, France's own Kevin Rolland takes the gold.

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Inaugural Winter X Games in Europe

The first Winter X Games held outside of the United States will take place in Tignes, France, March 10-12, 2010.

Bobby Brown took X Games gold in both big air and slopestyle (seen here). Not too shabby for his second ever X Games.

X Games: Shots from Ski Slopestyle

Bobby Brown of Breckenridge, Colorado, won his second gold medal of this year's Winter X after finishing first in today's slopestyle comp.

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X Games Wrap Up

This weekend, the Winter X Games, arguably the biggest event in skiing, took over Aspen. The pioneer of women's pipe skiing regained the podium, Sammy Carlson finally won Slopestyle gold, and a local boy made it big. Here's what went down.

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X Games, Streaming Live

Stay up to speed on the latest X Games action. The events are streaming live here. Enjoy.

Chamonix is steep. I’m talking really steep. Maybe you’ve skied 55 degree slopes at New Hampshire’s Tuckerman Ravine, or Jackson Hole’s Corbett’s Couloir, or the Palisades at Squaw Valley. But nothing can quite prepare you for the scale of the mountains in the Chamonix Valley, where the steep skiing is longer and a lot bigger than most other places. When it gets really steep, don’t forget to pole plant and if necessary, do hop turns by picking up your skis in unison and turning them in the opposite direction across the hill.

Lessons from Chamonix: Jeremy Benson Learns European Steeps

Pro skier Jeremy Benson recently returned from his first ski trip to Europe. Here are five lessons he learned in the steep-skiing mecca of Chamonix, France—from how to ski steeps to why you sometimes need to wear a harness while skiing.

Anna Segal X Games

X Games: An Interview with Anna Segal

Pro freeskier Michelle Parker talks to last year's X Games women's slopestyle winner Anna Segal—who's sitting out this weekend's competition in Aspen due to a knee injury—about teddy bears, after parties, and her picks for top three men and women in slope and pipe.

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Skier Superpipe to be Included at X Games

Two new events—male skier superpipe and snowmobile knockout—are added to the roster for the 2010 Winter X Games, planned for January 28-31 at Buttermilk in Aspen, Colorado. Plans don’t yet include women’s superpipe. We asked X Games competitor Jess Cummings why.