Nick Goepper Wins X Games Ski Slopestyle Final

Posted By: The Ski Channel on January 27, 2013 5:19 pm

Freestyle Skier Nick Goepper captured the X Games gold in Sunday's Ski Slopestyle Final. Goepper stomped his second run to score a 94.00. The skier threw down a super smooth, highly technical second run that featured a switch double, 1080 Japan and a switch right double misty 1260 mute grab.

Goepper was stoked after the win, saying, “It feels absolute amazing, I've been dreaming of this moment from when I was a little kid. I just got off the phone with my mom and she reminded me of when I said that I wanted to win the X Games when I was small. It's great to be here with these rad guys.”


Harlaut came in second with a 92.66. Harlaut made history last night with his u nose butter triple cork 1620 in the Big Air competition.

“I felt like I didn’t have any pressure at all since last night went so well,” Harlaut said. “I just went out today to have fun and ski as well as I could.”

James Woods scored a 92.00 to take the bronze in his X Games debut.
“X Games is the dream,” said Woods, “I’ve been dreaming of this since I started skiing when I was 11 years old.”


Men's Official Results