Kevin Rolland, Gus Kenworthy, and Benoit Valentin Talk Men’s Ski SuperPipe Final at X Games Aspen 2016 – Watch the Video!

Aspen, CO - January 28, 2016 - Buttermilk Mountain: Gus Kenworthy, Kevin Rolland and Benoit Valentin during the medal ceremony for Men's Ski SuperPipe at X Games Aspen 2016 (Photo by Flip McCririck / ESPN Images)

Congrats are in order for Kevin Rolland, Gus Kenworthy, and Benoit Valentin!

The professional skiers took home the gold, silver, and bronze medals (respectively) for theMen’s Ski SuperPipeFinalon Thursday evening (January 28) during X Games Aspen 2016 at Buttermilk Mountain.

The Mens Ski SuperPipe Finalhadone of the most exciting victories of the day. FrenchmanKevin Rollandtook the win on his final run with a score of 93.33.

Aspen, CO - January 28, 2016 - Buttermilk Mountain: Kevin Rolland competing in Men's Ski SuperPipe Final during X Games Aspen 2016 (Photo by Matt Morning / ESPN Images)
Aspen, CO – January 28, 2016 – Buttermilk Mountain: Kevin Rolland competing in Men’s Ski SuperPipe Final during X Games Aspen 2016
(Photo by Matt Morning / ESPN Images)

Dropping into the pipe in tenth place as the last competitor of the evening,Rollandstarted his run off with a switch double cork 1080 before launching into a right side double cork 1260 followed by the same on the left side. The runedgedoutGus Kenworthysscore of 92.33.

Last night’s win marksRollands first X Games gold medal in six years. The silver medal wasGus Kenworthy‘s first. Rounding out the podium wasRollands fellow countrymanBenoit Valentinwith a score of 90.66.

CelebSecrets4Uhad the opportunity to catch up with Kevin Rolland, Gus Kenworthy,andBenoit Valentinafter the competition to talk about their wins and the conditions out on the pipe last night. The guys even spoke about the progression of the discipline over the past 5 years and when we can finally see a triple be landed in the pipe — check out the video below.

X Games Aspen2016continues today with Womens Snowboard Slopestyle, Womens Ski Slopestyle, Monster Energy Snowmobile Freestyle, Womens Ski SuperPipe and Americas Navy Snowboard Big Air as well as musical act twenty one pilots taking the stage immediately following the competition.

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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