Category: X Games

2012 Winter X Games Tignes

June 18, 2012

As the the Summer solstice approaches next week, the march towards Winter begins anew, so here’s another hit of snow sports to fend off the rising temperatures. Had the great good fortune to join the EPSN Action Sports team in Tignes, France earlier this year for 2012 Winter X Games Europe. -BW

A french fan lounges during Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Finals at Winter X Games Europe 2012 in Tignes, France. ©Brett Wilhelm/ESPN



Simon Dumont during Ski SuperPipe Practice at Winter X Games Europe 2012 in Tignes, France. ©Brett Wilhelm/ESPN

Sage Kotsenburg during Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Eliminations at Winter X Games Europe 2012 in Tignes, France. ©Brett Wilhelm/ESPN

Bobby Brown during Men’s Ski Slopestyle Finals at Winter X Games Europe 2012 in Tignes, France. ©Brett Wilhelm/ESPN

A frenchman relaxes during Women’s Ski Slopestyle Finals at Winter X Games Europe 2012 in Tignes, France. ©Brett Wilhelm/ESPN

Kelly Clark during Women’s Snowboard SuperPipe Finals at Winter X Games Europe 2012 in Tignes, France. ©Brett Wilhelm/ESPN

Chas Guldemond during Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Finals at Winter X Games Europe 2012 in Tignes, France. ©Brett Wilhelm/ESPN

Competitors pile on to Jamie Anderson during Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Finals at Winter X Games Europe 2012 in Tignes, France. ©Brett Wilhelm/ESPN

David Wise during Men’s Ski SuperPipe Finals at Winter X Games Europe 2012 in Tignes, France. ©Brett Wilhelm/ESPN

Roz Groenewoud pays tribute to the late Sarah Burke during Women’s Ski SuperPipe Finals at Winter X Games Europe 2012 in Tignes, France. ©Brett Wilhelm/ESPN

Shaun White during Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Finals at Winter X Games Europe 2012 in Tignes, France. ©Brett Wilhelm/ESPN

Sebastien Toutant during Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Finals at Winter X Games Europe 2012 in Tignes, France. ©Brett Wilhelm/ESPN

Shaun White during Men’s Snowboard SuperPipe Eliminations at Winter X Games Europe 2012 in Tignes, France. ©Brett Wilhelm/ESPN

Fans of Thomas Krief during Men’s Ski SuperPipe Finals at Winter X Games Europe 2012 in Tignes, France. ©Brett Wilhelm/ESPN

Torin Yater-Wallace during Men’s Ski SuperPipe Finals at Winter X Games Europe 2012 in Tignes, France. ©Brett Wilhelm/ESPN