SHAUN WHITE FOR WINTER X GAMES TIGNES 2012

Wed 22 February 12

Shaun White Will complete at the Winter X Games 2012 held at Tignes

SHAUN WHITE FOR WINTER X GAMES TIGNES 2012

SHAUN WHITE FOR WINTER X GAMES TIGNES 2012 © Photo: Christian Pondella/ESPN Images

Shaun White the snowboard legend will be among the 150 elite competitors ESPN and Canal+ Events will welcome to France for Winter X Games Tignes 2012 from March 14-16.

 

 


White, who just won gold last month at Winter X Games in Aspen with a perfect 100 points run, will compete in the Men’s Snowboard SuperPipe and Slopestyle.
Twice Winter Olympic Champion in 2006 and 2010, Shaun White already owns 17 Winter X Games medals, 12 of which are in Gold. He was the first athlete to compete in both Winter and Summer X Games.
For the complete, updated athlete list for Winter X Games Tignes, log on to www.xgames.com.
Among the invited athletes for Tignes who medaled at Winter X Games Aspen 2012:
- Anderson, Jamie (USA) – Gold Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle
- Aono, Ryo (Japan) – Bronze Men’s Snowboard SuperPipe
- Bowman, Maddie (USA) – Silver Women’s Ski SuperPipe
- Clark, Kelly (USA) – Gold Women’s Snowboard SuperPipe
- Goepper, Nick (USA) – Silver Men’s Ski Slopestyle
- Groenwoud, Roz (Canada) – Gold Women’s Ski SuperPipe
- Hatveit, Andreas (Norway) – Bronze Men’s Ski Slopestyle
- Hight, Elena (USA) – Silver Women’s Snowboard SuperPipe
- Kotsenburg, Sage (USA) – Silver Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle
- Logan, Devin (USA) – Silver Women’s Ski Slopestyle
- McMorris, Mark (Canada) – Gold Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle
- OestgaardBuaas, Kjersti (Norway) – Bronze Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle
- Podladtchikov, Iouri (Switzerland) – Silver Men’s Snowboard SuperPipe
- Rukajarvi, Enni (Finland) – Silver Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle
- Segal, Anna (Australia) – Bronze Women’s Ski Slopestyle
- Sigourney, Brita (USA) – Bronze Women’s Ski SuperPipe
- Teter, Hannah (USA) – Bronze Women’s Snowboard SuperPipe
- Turski, Kaya (Canada) – Gold Women’s Ski Slopestyle
- Wallisch, Tom (USA) – Gold Men’s Ski Slopestyle
- Wise, David (USA) – Gold Men’s Ski SuperPipe
- Yater-Wallace, Torin (USA) – Bronze Men’s Ski SuperPipe

Additional athletes who are confirmed on the third and final invite list are France’s Xavier Bertoni and Mathieu Crepel; Australia’s Torah Bright; Norway’s Mikkel Bang; Switzerland’s VirginieFaivre; and USA’s Mason Aguirre and Ellery Hollingsworth.
*PLEASE NOTE: The invited athlete list is constantly being updated and is subject to change.
All event information, including press releases, invited athletes and global telecast schedules, can be found in English and French at http://www.winterxgameseurope.com
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