Winter X Games To Heat Up Aspen, ESPN Jan. 24-27
The Winter X Games return to Aspen’s Buttermilk Mountain Thursday through Sunday, Jan. 24-27 with plenty of TV saturation on ESPN, WatchESPN, ESPN 3D and ABC.
All times are Eastern. Men’s Ski SuperPipe, Men’s Snowboard SlopeStyle and Men’s Snowboard SuperPipe eliminations kick things off Thursday at 12:30 p.m. with the prime time telecast from 9-11 p.m.
Friday’s events include the Men’s Ski Slopestyle elimination at 3 p.m. with prime time TV set for the Snowboard Street Final, Women’s Ski SuperPipe Final, the Men’s Ski SuperPipe Final and the America’s Navy Snowboard Big Air Final.
You can just plop down in front of the tube starting Saturday from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. for the Men’s and Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Final, Snowmobile Speed & Style Final, Ski Big Air Final and Women’s Snowboard Superpipe Final.
Sunday’s events start on TV at 2 p.m. with the Men’s and Women’s Ski Slopestyle Final and the Snowmobile SnoCross Adaptive Final and the Snowmobile SnoCross Final. Primetime show at 9 p.m. features the GoPro Snowmobile Best Trick Final and the Men's Snowboard SuperPipe Final.
Heading to Aspen in person? Event Parking is located at the Brush Creek Intercept Lot, (North side of Hwy 82 & Brush Creek Road) west of the Airport. X Games shuttles will run continuously from the Brush Creek Intercept Lot to the X Games venue at Buttermilk from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. each day.
Click here for a more detailed schedule.
Click here for a list of all invited athletes. games.espn.go.com/events/2013/aspen/invitedathletes/
Shuttles will run from Downtown Aspen and Snowmass to Buttermilk from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. and from Aspen Highlands to Buttermilk from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Outbound shuttles to the Brush Creek Intercept Lot, Aspen and Snowmass will run 45 minutes after the last competition concludes. There is no charge for parking at the Brush Creek Intercept Lot or for the Shuttle Service to the venue. Pay parking is available in downtown Aspen.
Photo: Tom Wallisch at 2012 X Games (ESPN)