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The X (Games) Factor

Once little more than a fringe element of mountain culture, the Winter X Games is now the biggest—and maybe the most important—sporting events on snow.

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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.

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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.

Aspen Highlands Opening Day 2009

Aspen Highlands Opening Day 2009

After getting 33 inches over the last seven days, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk (home of the ESPN Winter X Games) opened Saturday, Dec. 12. All four mountains Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk are now all open for the season.

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Winter X Games Preview: An Interview with Kaya Turski

The Winter X Games are happening this week in Aspen, Colorado, so we asked former X Games competitor Michelle Parker (who’s out for the season with a knee injury) to speak to a couple of this year’s Winter X hopefuls—including Kaya Turski, interviewed here. Michelle spoke to Kaya about her pre-competition rituals, what's on her iPod, and her 53-hour roadtrip from Montreal to Mammoth.