X Games Aspen 2016 kicked off with eleven of the world’s best winter action sports athletes for an unprecedented 15th consecutive year at Buttermilk Mountain on Wednesday afternoon (January 27) in Aspen, Colorado.
Athletes present at the event included Danny Davis (Men’s Snowboard SuperPipe), Chloe Kim (Women’s Snowboard SuperPipe), Silje Norendal (Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle), Mark McMorris (Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle, America’s Navy Snowboard Big Air), Lindsey Jacobellis (Women’s Snowboard X), Gus Kenworthy (Men’s Ski SuperPipe, Men’s Ski Slopestyle, GoPro Ski Big Air), David Wise (Men’s Ski SuperPipe), Maddie Bowman (Women’s Ski SuperPipe), Colten Moore (Snowmobile Monster Energy Freestyle), and Tiril Sjåstad Christiansen (Women’s Ski Slopestyle). The event was emceed by X Games Extra host and former X Games competitor Jack Mitrani.
CelebSecrets4U was on-site at Buttermilk Mountain to get the juicy details on what you can expect from this year’s X Games. Check out our photos and videos from X Games Aspen’s Kickoff Event below.
X Games Aspen 2016 begins Thursday, January 28th @ 5:30PM ET with Snowmobile SnoCross Adaptive and Snomobile SnoCross Final on ESPN3.