Winter X Games Tignes 2013

20-22 March 13, Tignes, France

The winter X Games returns to tignes for 2013 season.

With the first event of the 2013 global expansion completed, X Games returns to the center stage in France with X Games Tignes, March 20-­-22. CANAL+ Events and ESPN will collaborate to host and televise the fourth iteration of the event at Tignes Ski and Snowboard resort in the French Alps. X Games Tignes will welcome 150 world-­-class athletes competing in Snowboard and Skiing events.

Among them, snowboarders Mark McMorris (CAN), Iouri  Podladtchikov  (SWI),  Louie  Vito  (USA),  Torstein  Horgmo (NOR), Kelly Clark (USA), Jamie Anderson (USA), Elena Hight  (USA)  battle  to  remain  atop  the  podium,  while  three rookies -­- Arielle Gold (16 y-­-o, USA), Yuki Kadono (16 y-­-o, JAP) and Max Parrot (17 y-­-o, CAN) make their debut in Tignes after successful Aspen events. Also returning  are  2010  Olympic  champion  Torah  Bright  (AUS)  and  superstar Shaun  White  (USA)  defending  his  two  X  Games  Tignes  2012  gold  medals.
 
In ski, American David Wise, X Games Aspen Ski SuperPipe winner, France’s Kevin Rolland, Thomas Krief et Anaïs Caradeux and young Torin Yater-­-Wallace (17 y-­-o, USA), Bobby Brown (USA), Tom Wallisch (USA), Nick Goepper (USA),  James Woods (GBR), Kaya Turski (CAN), Maddie Bowman (USA) all return to Tignes in hopes of winning gold.
 
The full athlete list is available on : http://xgames.espn.go.com/
* This athlete list will be updated and is subject to change
 

The event will feature eight different events for men and women over three days, including Ski and Snowboard SuperPipe and Slopestyle.

Schedule highlights include :
 
Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th : training
Tuesday 19th : X Games Tignes 2013 opening press conference
Wednesday 20th : Two Women’s finals:
1pm – Women’s Ski Slopestyle Final
6:30pm – Men’s Snowboard SuperPipe Eliminations
8:30pm – Women’s Snowboard SuperPipe Final 
Thursday 21st :
1pm – Men’s Ski Slopestyle Final
6:30pm     -­-   Women’s  Snowboard  SuperPipe  Final
8:30pm     -­-   Men’s  Ski  SuperPipe  Eliminations
 
Friday 22nd : 4 finals
Men’s (10 :30am) and Women’s (1pm)  Snowboard Slopestyle Finals
Men’s (6 :30 pm) and Women’s (8 :30pm) Ski SuperPipe Finals
 
Please visit  http://www.xgames-tignes.com/schedules for the full complete schedule.
* Schedules subject to change
 

Last year's event saw over 100,000 visitors flock to the foot of the supersize modules in Tignes, to cheer on some of the biggest names in skiing and snowboarding, including the one and only Shaun White.

The programme features a total of eight disciplines: Men and Women's Ski SuperPipe, Men and Women's Snowboard SuperPipe, Men and Women's Ski Slopestyle, Men and Women's Snowboard Slopestyle.

 
For further info visit Winter X Games Europe

Tignes, France