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Remembering Why (Winter X Games)

This may come as a surprise to many but when ESPN decided to have the first ever Winter X Games they came right here to Snow Summit! The inaugural¬†Winter X Games were held in 1997. It was televised to 198 countries and 38,000 spectators attended the four day event. Winter X ¬†has changed locations but it is still all about growing the industry and the wonderful sports involved in it. Skiing and snowboarding may be classified as action sports now that the X Games have made competitions out of them, but the simplicity remains. By simplicity we mean the fun times anyone can have by heading to the slopes. Lets face it 99% of us are no Shaun White! The nice thing about the sport is that you don’t have to be in the X Games to enjoy it! People pick up skiing and snowboarding as something to do during […]

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