Danny Davis, Lindsey Jacobellis, Gus Kenworthy & More Kick Off X Games Aspen 2016 with Special Press Conference

Aspen, CO - January 27, 2016 - Buttermilk Mountain: Gus Kenworthy, Colten Moore, Silje Norendal, Danny Davis, Mark McMorris, Chloe Kim, David Wise, Maddie Bowman and Tiril Sjstad Christiansen during the X Games Aspen 2016 Press Conference (Photo by Gabriel Christus / ESPN Images)
Aspen, CO - January 27, 2016 - Buttermilk Mountain: Gus Kenworthy, Colten Moore, Silje Norendal, Danny Davis, Mark McMorris, Chloe Kim, David Wise, Maddie Bowman and Tiril Sjstad Christiansen during the X Games Aspen 2016 Press Conference (Photo by Gabriel Christus / ESPN Images)
Aspen, CO – January 27, 2016 – Buttermilk Mountain: Gus Kenworthy, Colten Moore, Silje Norendal, Danny Davis, Mark McMorris, Chloe Kim, David Wise, Maddie Bowman and Tiril Sjstad Christiansen during the X Games Aspen 2016 Press Conference (Photo by Gabriel Christus / ESPN Images)

X Games Aspen 2016kicked off with eleven of the worlds 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(Womens 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(Mens Ski SuperPipe),Maddie Bowman(Women’s Ski SuperPipe),Colten Moore(Snowmobile Monster Energy Freestyle), andTiril Sjstad Christiansen (Women’s Ski Slopestyle). The event wasemceed by X Games Extra host and former X Games competitor Jack Mitrani.

CelebSecrets4Uwas on-site at Buttermilk Mountain to get the juicy details on what you can expect from this years X Games. Check out our photos and videos fromX Games Aspens Kickoff Eventbelow.

X Games Aspen 2016begins Thursday, January 28th@ 5:30PM ET with Snowmobile SnoCross Adaptive and Snomobile SnoCross Final on ESPN3.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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