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X Games Aspen 2015

Fasten your seat belts folks. ESPN’S WINTER X GAMES is finally here. This weekend, January 22 - 25 more than 200 of the worlds best winter athletes will arrive in Aspen, CO to take place in the 2015 Winter X Games. In this group of 200 athletes, nearly 100 of them have competed at the olympic level, so it’s safe to say the caliber of competition will be at an all time high this year. Last year, 114,000 fans flocked into Aspen for the four day competition.

Tags: Aspen , XGames , Buttermilk , Ski , Rental
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Sick, Dope and Rad

The X Games blow up Aspen, again!

Highlights:
  • Danny Davis won gold in the Men's Snowboard Superpipe - his 1st time qualifying in 6 X Games
  • Aspen will host the X Games thru 2019
  • Shaun White opted out of the games to prepare for Sochi 
  • Colten Moore wins gold for his brother who died as a result of a crash at last years X Games
  • New attendance records were set, again.  48,000 people on Saturday
  • A snowmobile doing a flip is awesome
  • More Red Bull and Monster Energy were consumed than most doctors would ever recommend

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