Saturday, November 22, 2008

Two new disciplines added to Winter X Games 13 lineup

How could I have ever forgotten to post this?!

ESPN announced in a Wednesday press release that the upcoming Winter X Games will feature "Women's Skiiing Slopestyle" and "Snowmobile Best Trick," among many other events.
Winter X Games 13, to be held January 22-25, 2009 in Aspen/Snowmass, Colo., and aired live on ESPN and ABC, will feature new events, a new superpipe and enhanced coverage across ESPN platforms.  Two new disciplines will make their debut – Women’s Skiing Slopestyle and Snowmobile Best Trick.  For the first time at Winter X Games, snowboarders and skiers will ride a 22-foot superpipe.  Fifteen hours of live programming on ESPN and ABC will be offered as well as Winter X Games 13 coverage on ESPN International, EXPN.com, ESPN360.com, SportsCenter and ESPN2’s X Center. 
Should be pretty cool, if you're into that sort of thing.

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