Winter X Games Europe Tignes 2011 FLASH BACK

During the 3 days of competition, 74,500 spectators, 8,300 more than in 2010, came to support the best freestyle riders in the world along the Slopestyle and on the copping of the SuperPipe.

428 journalists were accredited to be in the heart of X.

On Thursday evening the 2 many DJ's have burnt the dance floor of Val Claret with 10,000 clubbers came to commune with the two Belgian artists at the rhythm of electro sound.

For their second edition, the Winter X Games Europe had welcomed 150 athletes in 8 events scheduled over three days including the Superpipe Ski and Snowboard men and women, Slopestyle Ski and Snowboard men and women and a Snowmobile demonstration.


Flashback on the Winter X Games Europe et focus on the X stars

Kevin Rolland fired the Tignes Superpipe and the 27 500 people present that night! He enters the Legend of X with a fourth X Games gold medal in raw (2 in 2010 in Aspen and Tignes and 2 in 2011 in Aspen and Tignes).

On the Slopestyle, Chas Guldemond, the young snowboarder made ​​in the USA, has an almost perfect run and also goes in the legend of X with a record score of 99.33 points out of 100!

The American Louie Vito won his first X Games gold medal in the men's Snowboard Superpipe Men with a run including a twist including a rodeo double front ...

JF Houle has flown over the slopestyle skiing with passages of great beauty in the rails and wins the gold! Alex Shlopy is awesome with an impressive 1620 in his run ... 4 and a half laps.

For the girls, Kaya Turski ensures the show in the ski slopestyle and wins, as his "colleague" Kevin, his fourth gold medal in a raw. The frenchie Anaïs Caradeux leaves with silver in Superpipe skiing despite a perfect first run but it was powerless against Sarah Burke who stomped all his tricks in his latest impressive run with a cork 900. And Kelly Clark concluded his superb season with gold in Snowboard in the Superpipe made in Tignes.

Somes News about the rider from Tignes, Xavier Bertoni

Xavier Bertoni injured adductor in early winter in the U.S., has a little less shined than his friend Kevin Rolland. Finished 8th at the X Games in Aspen, it has not reached the final of the Superpipe in Tignes, finishing 9th in the eliminations. However, thanks to his victory in January 2011 in Austria the first stage on the World Cup, he finished Vice Champion of the World Ski Halfpipe 2011!

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