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
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
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.