WINTER X GAMES EUROPE TIGNES 16-18 March 2011

The second-annual international winter action sports competition; Winter X Games Europe Tignes (co-produced by ESPN & Canal+Events), is the European version of ESPN's Winter X Games and features athletes from across the globe competing for medals and prize money. Over the three-day event, more than 150 world-class athletes will compete in eight disciplines, including Ski and Snowboard SuperPipe and Slopestyle for men and women. Winter X Games Europe is the first Winter X Games event held outside the United States.

WHEN & WHERE:

March 16 – 18, 2011

Tignes Ski & Snowboard Resort

Northern French Alps, Savoie, France

WHO:

The event will once again host athletes from all over the globe including :

· Jenny Jones (GBR) – Snowboard Slopestyle Women’s gold

· Kevin Rolland (FRA) – Ski SuperPipe Men’s gold

· Xavier Bertoni (FRA) – Ski SuperPipe Men’s silver

· Mathieu Crépel (FRA) – Snowboard SuperPipe Men’s silver

· Torah Bright (AUS) – Snowboard SuperPipe Women’s silver

· Iouri Podladtchikov (SUI) – Snowboard SuperPipe Men’s gold

· Tom Wallisch (USA) – Ski Slopestyle Men’s gold

SPORTS:

Skiing

Slopestyle Men’s

Slopestyle Women’s

SuperPipe Men’s

SuperPipe Women’s

Snowboard

Slopestyle Men’s

Slopestyle Women’s

SuperPipe Men’s

SuperPipe Women’s

Snowmobile

Freestyle Demo

Last year together with CANAL + Networks (CANAL +, CANAL + SPORT, SPORT +) and ESPN International, Winter X Games Europe broadcast live to eight countries, including France, and distributed to 166 countries and territories, including Latin America, Middle East, Pacific Rim, sub-Saharan Africa, Brazil, Israel, Caribbean, North America and Europe.


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