Aug 17, 2017 | By WGSN Insider
Feb 04, 2010
The Winter X Games has been going strong for 14 years straight. We’re stoked to share a new batch of behind the scenes photos we took in Aspen…
As time goes by, emerging talent presents itself in new and inspiring ways. Case in point with Louie Vito. Not only is he a pro snowboarder who recently competed in the X Games and also made the Olympic Snowboard Team…..he was on Dancing With The Stars. (Come on, we had to mention that one)
Winter X isn’t just for shredders, skateboarding’s golden child P-Rod was on site watching the halfpipe contest from Target’s VIP Box. Killer vantage points!
In the end…who won? Shaun White of course. He’s been unstoppable of recent, despite hitting his face and head on the pipe, Shaun came back in full force and took home the Gold.
Snowboarding legend, Travis Rice, seems to always have something up his sleeve. Revolutionary snowboarding film…done! Never before created snowboarding contest called The Natural Selection….done! So what is it this year? An art gallery called Asymbol that he spearheaded with famed snowboarding artist, Mike Parillo. In its official launch and “unveiling”, Trav and Mike hosted an opening within the Aspen village which showcased old and new works. Artists and photographers like Jamie Lynn, Ari Marcopoulos, Tim Zimmerman and Jeff Curtes all had their work displayed. Definitely a must see.