Winter X Games Reveals Invited Athletes

Posted By: The Ski Channel on November 18, 2014 1:45 pm

The 2015 Winter X Games  released the first wave of invited athletes to participate in Aspen this January 22 – January 25. Over 100 Olympic athletes will return this year to the winter event, making it competitive as ever. Some of the initial invitees include: Sage Kotsenburg, Jamie Anderson, Levi LaVallee, David Wise, Maddie Bowman, Mark McMorris and Shaun White. To check out the full list of invited athletes, click here.

X Games Aspen take place Jan. 22-25 | Photo ESPN Images

X Games Aspen takes place Jan. 22-25 | Photo: ESPN Images

This year, ESPN and ABC will televise a combined 16 hours of live X Games Aspen competition. Additional competition, music and behind-the-scenes content will be carried on ESPN3.

Mark McMorris | Photo: Christian Pondella-ESPN Images

Mark McMorris | Photo: Christian Pondella-ESPN Images

Here’s a look at some of the highlights from this year’s competition schedule:

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Men’s Ski Slopestyle Elimination
Mono Skier X Final
Special Olympics Unified Snowboarding Final
Snowboard SuperPipe Men’s Elimination & Final
Snowmobile Speed & Style Finals

Friday, January 23, 2015
Snowboarder X Men’s, Women’s and Adaptive Finals
Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Elimination
Men’s Ski SuperPipe Elimination
Snowboard Big Air Final
Snowmobile Long Jump Final

Saturday, January 24, 2015 Men’s Ski Slopestyle Final
Women’s Ski Slopestyle Final
Snowmobile Hillcross Final
Women’s Snowboard SuperPipe Final
Ski Big Air Final

Sunday, January 25, 2015
Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Finals
Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Finals
Snowmobile SnoCross & SnoCross Adaptive Finals
Men’s Ski SuperPipe Final