Thursday, March 15, 2012

Winter X Games in Tignes, France is underway

The Winter X Games in Tignes is on day 2 of its 3 day run. There are nearly 150 top athletes competing in both ski and boarding events. 

The women’s final in superpipe ended yesterday with Kelly Clark first, followed by Elena Hight, from South Lake Tahoe. Kaitlyn Farrington finished third.

Shaun White has the top score going into today’s Snowboard Superpipe Finals.

Several of the events will be televised on ESPN today and tomorrow.

Winter X Games TV schedule (ESPN):

Thursday March 15
Noon Men’s Ski Slopestyle Final
1:30pm Men’s Snowboard Superpipe Final
3:30pm Men’s Ski Superpipe Elimination

Friday March 16
5:30am Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Final
8:00am Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Final
Noon Men’s and Women’s Slopestyle Finals and Real Snow Backcountry
1:00pm Women’s Ski Superpipe Final
3:00pm Men’s Ski Superpipe Final

Video of the Real Snow Backcountry event.

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