ESPN Reveals List of Competitors for Winter X

Posted By: Zeke Piestrup on December 12, 2008 12:00 am

The first batch of athletes invited to compete at Winter X 13 have been announced by ESPN.  The nine athletes comprise the best of the best.  They include: Shaun White, seven-time snowboard Winter X Games gold medalist and 2006 Winter Olympic gold medalist; Tanner Hall, defending skiing superpipe champion and seven-time Winter X Games gold medalist; Lindsey Jacobellis, four-time Winter X Games boardercross gold medalist and 2006 Winter Olympic silver medalist; Travis Rice, three-time Winter X Games snowboard medalist; Sarah Burke, two-time Winter X Games and defending skiing superpipe gold medalist; Daron Rahlves, Winter X Games 12 skiercross gold medalist and accomplished speed skier (28 World Cup podiums and three World Championship podiums over the last decade).

Winter X Games 13 wil be held for its eighth consecutive year at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, starting January 22nd.

 

 

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