ESPNPlayer will deliver live and on demand coverage of the 2019 X Games Aspen across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The action sports competition returns to Buttermilk Mountain, Aspen, Colorado for 18th time featuring top athletes competing in 20 different disciplines over four days from January 24th – 27th. The 23nd edition of the winter games includes snowboard, ski, snowmobile and moto events, with more than 150 competitors, among them several Olympians.
X Games Aspen 2019 will again kick-off with the Special Olympics Unified Snowboarding event featuring Australian Olympian Scotty James and three-times X Games gold medallist, Norwegian Silje Norendal. The event sees ten two-person teams, comprised of an X Games athlete and Special Olympian, take on one run of both competition courses with the winner the team that achieves the best combined time.
The Games will showcase events including Snow BikeCross, Ski and Snowboard Big Air and Ski and Snowboard Slopestyle as well as flair events such as the Snowmobile Freestyle and Snow Bike Best Trick. Coverage continues until January 27th as the Games culminates with the Monster Energy Men’s Snowboard SuperPipe Final and Snow Bike Best Trick Final.
All the action will be available on ESPN Select – the ESPN Player channel which features live events from a wide range of sports. Events will also be available on demand, allowing fans to watch the action at a time that suits them.