Down to his final jump to make something happen, Torstein Horgmo of Norway saved the best for last, pulling off a switch backside triple cork 1440--a trick he only tried last week--and winning the gold medal in snowboard big air at X Games Aspen on Friday night.
The trick, the first ever landed in competition, earned Horgmo a perfect score of 50 points and, at the time, catapulted him into the lead past fellow countryman Stale Sandbech, who led for most of the final jam session..........FULL STORY HERE
If Shaun White still doesn't know Mark McMorris by name, then the snowboarding legend just isn't paying attention.
In his much ballyhooed showdown with White in the slopestyle finals Saturday at X Games Aspen, McMorris blew away the competition with a record-setting victory lap, scoring a 98, the highest in Winter X slopestyle history as he laid down a difficult cab 1260 double cork and backside triple cork 1440.............. READ FULL STORY
After three crashes and two serious injuries, the snowmobile freestyle event at X Games Aspen on Thursday night was won by Levi LaVallee, a veteran snowmobiler who missed the last two Winter X Games because of injuries.
LaVallee won the first gold medal of X Games Aspen by overtaking Joe Parsons by three-tenths of a point on his 75-second run.
Take a look at his winning run: