Winter X Games 11 Schedule Announced

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LOS ANGELES, CA (ESPN Press Release)—ESPN Winter X Games 11 announces new sports, newathletes and more coverage going into the eleventh annual event. Inaddition to Skiing and Snowboard and ESPN's announcement last month ofSnowmobile Freestyle being added to the sports lineup, Winter X Games 11will include its first ever disabled discipline, Mono Skier X. Firstintroduced as a demo event at Winter X Games Nine, this year's eventwill be modeled after Winter X mainstays, Skier X and Snowboarder X. Itwill feature the top 16 disabled men and women racing in individualsit-skis in heats of four. Snowboarding will add the discipline ofSnowboard Best Trick Showdown, and Moto X will not be in the Winter XGames lineup but remain a pillar in summer and international events.Fifteen hours of live programming on ESPN and ABC will be offered aswell as Winter X Games 11 coverage on ESPN International, EXPN.com, ESPNClassic, ESPN360, SportsCenter and ESPN2's X Center.

"As we move into the eleventh Winter X Games, we couldn't be moreexcited with our lineup of sports and the new group of athletes we haveparticipating with Snowmobile Freestyle and Mono Skier X," said RonSemiao, senior vice president, ESPN Original Entertainment. "We arededicated to bringing a variety of original and compelling content tothe sports fans and confident with these sport additions we will do soat Winter X Games 11."

The annual Winter X Games is the premier action winter sports event inthe world and showcases more than 250 of the world's top athletesincluding 28 Olympians who competed in last year's Winter X Games 10prior to traveling to Turin, Italy. In addition to Snowboard SuperPipe(added in 1998), the Olympics added Snowboard Boardercross - an eventthat has been part of Winter X Games since the beginning. Last month,the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that Skicross, knownas Skier X in the Winter X Games, would be added to the 2010 Olympics inVancouver. Skier X was introduced to Winter X Games in 1998 with 30competitors and was the first competition of its kind for the sport ofskiing.

Buttermilk Mountain at Aspen/ Snowmass will continue to host the WinterX Games through 2010. Winter X Games 11 is scheduled for Jan 25-28, 2007with free entrance to the public. [pagebreak]COMPETITION SCHEDULE BY DAY All times listed are Mountain Time (MT).

Wednesday, January 24, 2007
For media planning only-this day is closed to the public but open to theMedia
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Skiing SuperPipe Men's & Women's Practice
4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.Snowboard SuperPipe Women's Practice
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.Snowboard SuperPipe Women's Elimination
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.Snowmobile Freestyle Practice

Thursday, January 25, 2007
8:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.Skiing SuperPipe Men's & Women's Practice
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Snowmobile Freestyle Practice
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Skiing Skier X Men's & Women's Practice
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Snowboard Slopestyle Men's & Women's Practice
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Skiing SuperPipe Men's Elimination
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Snowboard Snowboarder X Men's & Women's Practice
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Snowmobile SnoCross Practice
12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.Skiing Slopestyle Practice
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Snowboard SuperPipe Men's Practice
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Snowmobile Freestyle Practice
6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.Snowboard SuperPipe Women's Practice
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Snowmobile Freestyle Elimination
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.Snowboard SuperPipe Women's Final[pagebreak]Friday, January 26, 2007
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Snowboard SuperPipe Men's Practice
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.Snowboard Snowboarder X Men's & Women's Practice
8:30 p.m. - 9:45 a.m.Snowboard Slopestyle Women's Practice
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Snowboard Snowboarder X Men's & Women'sQualifying*
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Snowboard Slopestyle Women's Elimination
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.Snowboard Slopestyle Men''s Practice
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.Snowmobile SnoCross Practice
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.Skiing Skier X Men's & Women's Practice
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Snowboard Slopestyle Men's Elimination
1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.Skiing Skier X Men's & Women's Qualifying*
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Snowboard Best Trick Showdown Practice
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Skiing SuperPipe Women's Practice
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Snowmobile SnoCross Practice
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Skiing SuperPipe Women's Final
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Skiing SuperPipe Men's Practice
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.Snowmobile SnoCross Round 1
8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.Skiing SuperPipe Men's Final[pagebreak]Saturday, January 27, 2007
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Snowboard SuperPipe Men's Practice
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Snowboard Slopestyle Men's & Women's Practice
9:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.Snowboard Snowboarder X Men's & Women's Practice
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.Snowmobile SnoCross Practice
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Snowboard Slopestyle Women's Final
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Snowboard Snowboarder X Men's & Women's Final*
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.Snowboard Slopestyle Men's Practice
12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.Snowboard Slopestyle Men's Final
12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Snowmobile SnoCross Round 2
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.Skiing Slopestyle Practice
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.Mono Skier X (Men's & Women's Combined) Final
4:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.Snowboard SuperPipe Men's Practice
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Snowboard Best Trick Showdown Practice
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Snowmobile SnoCross Practice
6:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.Snowboard SuperPipe Men's Elimination
8:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.Snowmobile SnoCross Final[pagebreak]Sunday, January 28, 2007
8:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.SkiingSlopestyle Practice
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.SnowmobileFreestyle Practice
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.Skiing Skier XMen's & Women's Practice
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.SkiingSlopestyle Elimination
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.Skiing Skier XMen's and Women's Final*
12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.SkiingSlopestyle Practice
1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.Snowboard BestTrick Showdown Practice
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.SkiingSlopestyle Final
2:30 p.m. -4:00 p.m.Snowboard BestTrick Showdown Final
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.SnowmobileFreestyle Practice
5:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.SnowboardSuperPipe Men's Practice
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.SnowmobileFreestyle Final
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.SnowboardSuperPipe Men's Final

*Asterisked events are not medaled competitions; they are exhibitionevents.

This schedule is subject to change.

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