Who Competed In The 2020 X Games In Aspen?

Major extreme sport stars came out to compete in the 2020 X Games in Aspen and we’re going to tell you all about them.The X Games are an extreme sporting competition that is usually presented by ESPN twice a year. Athletes from all over the world compete for Gold, Silver and Bronze medals and also money and other prizes.

The X games have a summer version and a winter version, but you can be sure both versions take sports to the extreme. The first-ever summer games were held in Providence and Newport, Rhode Island in 1995, while the winter competition was added two years later, and took place at Big Bear Lake, California.

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The latest winter games were held in Aspen, Colorado and the summer games will be held in Los Angeles, California. The events in the games usually vary from year to year, and include snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding and BMX biking. Let’s get into the results of the 2020 winter X games and some other major names that have made waves in recent years.

Who Competed In The 2020 X Games In Aspen?
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At the time of writing this review, the winter games have already been held, and below is a look at the full results of the extended competition and the athletes who won the medals. These results are courtesy of the X Games website

Thursday, Jan. 23

Special Olympics Unified Snowboarding

  1. Mike Schultz and Daina Shilts, 35.76
  2. Danny Davis and Dmitrii Tiufiakov, 36.02
  3. Jack Mitrani and Henry Meece, 36.04

Special Olympics Unified Skiing

  1. Gus Kenworthy and Palmer Lyons, 31.23
  2. Alex Ferreira and Haldan Pranger, 32.83
  3. Sarah Hoefflin and Kohlor Von Eschen, 34.71

Ski Knuckle Huck

  1. Colby Stevenson
  2. Henrik Harlaut
  3. Quinn Wolferman

Monster Energy Men’s Snowboard SuperPipe Final

  1. Scotty James
  2. Yuto Totsuka
  3. Jan Scherrer

Pacifico Women’s Snowboard Big Air Final

  1. Miyabi Onitsuka
  2. Kokomo Murase
  3. Reira Iwabuch

Friday, Jan. 24

Snowmobile Freestyle Final

  1. Brandon Cormier, 88.00
  2. Daniel Bodin, 87.33
  3. Willie Elam, 84.00

Women’s Ski Big Air Final

  1. Tess Ledeux
  2. Mathilde Gremaud
  3. Sarah Hoefflin

The Real Cost Men’s Ski Big Air Final

  1. Henrik Harlaut
  2. Birk Ruud
  3. Andri Ragettli

Men’s Snowboard SuperPipe Session

  1. Taylor Gold
  2. Jake Pates
  3. Toby Miller

Saturday, Jan. 25

Jeep Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Final

  1. Jamie Anderson
  2. Laurie Blouin
  3. Kokomo Murase

Para Snow BikeCross

  1. Doug Henry
  2. Brandon Dudley
  3. Leighton Lillie

Jeep Men’s Ski Slopestyle Final

  1. Colby Stevenson
  2. Evan McEachran
  3. Fabian Boesch

Adaptive Snow BikeCross

  1. Mike Schultz
  2. Kevin Royston
  3. Kolleen Conger

Jeep Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Final

  1. Darcy Sharpe
  2. Mons Roisland
  3. Red Gerard

Wendy’s Snow BikeCross Elimination and Final

  1. Cody Matechuk
  2. Yanick Boucher
  3. Jesse Kirchmeyer

Women’s Ski SuperPipe Final

  1. Kelly Sildaru
  2. Rachael Karker
  3. Cassie Sharpe

The Real Cost Men’s Snowboard Big Air Final

  1. Max Parrot
  2. Mark McMorris
  3. Sven Thorgren

Women’s Snowboard SuperPipe Final

  1. Queralt Castellet
  2. Kurumi Imai
  3. Haruna Matsumoto

Sunday, Jan. 26

Jeep Women’s Ski Slopestyle Final

  1. Kelly Sildaru
  2. Sarah Hoefflin
  3. Maggie Voisin

Jeep Snowboard Slope Rail Jam

  1. Jesse Paul
  2. Darcy Sharpe
  3. Sven Thorgren

Wendy’s Snowboard Knuckle Huck

  1. Zeb Powell
  2. Marcus Kleveland
  3. Fridtjof Saether Tischendorf

Great Clips Men’s Ski SuperPipe Final

  1. Alex Ferreira
  2. Aaron Blunck
  3. Brendan MacKay

Snow Bike Best Trick Final

  1. Brett Turcotte, 79.33
  2. Morgan Kaliszuk, 78.33
  3. Jackson Strong, 75.66

Check Out Some Other Stars That Have Made Waves At The X Games

Rob Adelberg

Adelberg is from Australia and he is one of the newest FMX riders from the continent down under. He is a Yamaha rider who got second place with his Red Bull X-fighters podium in Dubai in 2012. His photos were then published in the Freerider MX magazine at only 14 years of age. At this young age, he was already busting out the big tricks at the CR80.

Jamie Louise Anderson

Jamie Louise Anderson is a professional snowboarder who won the gold medal at the inaugural women’s slopestyle events at the 2014 winter Olympics that were held in Sochi, Russia. She repeated this winning feat at the 2018 Winter Olympics that were held in Pyeongchang South, Korea, which made her the first-ever female snowboarder to win more than one Olympic gold medal. Currently, she has won gold in slopestyle at the Winter X games, during the 2007, 2008, 2012 and 2013 competitions.

Alex Beaulieu-Marchand

Alex is a Canadian freestyle skier who represented his country in the slopestyle event during the 2014 Winter Olympics and the 2018 Olympics that were held in Pyeongchang. He won the bronze medal for the latter appearance. He has participated in plenty of huge events during his skiing career, which includes the X-Games, and the Olympic Games.

He is a professional athlete who was in the 2013 X-Games in Aspen, Colorado where he finished in the 15th position. His professional appearance in 2013 X-Games was the first, where he finished 15th. That same year, he was in the Tignes, France X-Games where he finished in the 5th position.

During the 2015 X-Games in Aspen, he finished at position 9. He, however, could not compete in 2016 as he had a collarbone injury and a torn ACL as well, but in 2017, he skied slopestyle twice; the first time in Aspen and then in Norway. In Aspen, he finished in the 3rd position while in Norway he was 15th. He went back again in 2018 when the games were in Minneapolis.

Aaron Blunck

2017 was actually a fantastic year for Aaron Blunck as he took home the gold during the FIS World Championships, and gold at the X-Games the same year. He also finished second in the World Cup that was held in Pyeongchang, Korea. He won the World Cup at the Copper Mountain event that was held in 2013.

Aaron Blunck started skiing at 18 months old at the Crested Butte Ski School and started participating at 8 years old. He won a bronze medal during his Inaugural Youth Olympic Games at 15 years old. In addition to skiing, he also enjoys biking, skateboarding, camping, fishing and snowboarding.

Fabian Bösch

Fabian Bosch is a Swiss Freestyle skier, who has won gold medals at the Winter X-Games as well as the World Championships. He represented Switzerland during the slopestyle at the 2014 Winter Olympics that were held in Sochi, and the 2018 Winter Olympics that were held in Pyeongchang. He also participated in the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboarding championships that were held in 2019.

Who Competed In The 2020 X Games In Aspen?
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The Stars Of The X Games Conclusion

It takes guts and skill to compete in the X games and now you know some of the major names that have taken the plunge. Whether it is in 2020 or years past, these names will continue to ring in the hearts of extreme sport lovers around the world. Our next stop is the X games in the summer where we are sure to see some awesome action and great athletes do things we can’t imagine a human can do.

 

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