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World Rookie Tour cooperates with X Games Norway 2018!

Taking part in the World Rookie Tour not only means to compete against the best riders coming from different nations, but it also means to have the chance to win prestigious awards! Therefore the Black Yeti is happy to announce that this year the winner of the World Rookie Finals that will be held in Kitzsteinhorn, Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria from the 10th to the 15th April 2018, will be rewarded with an invitation to participate to one of the best event ever: the X Games Norway 2018!

Discover here how to get qualifed for the 2018 World Rookie Finals!

The X Games Norway is an annual extreme sports event that brings together Snowboard and Ski Big Air, Skateboard Street competitions and live music. This year it will take place from the 16th to the 20th May. Where? The Ski & Snowboard Big Air competitions will be held at Fornebu in Baerum, whereas the Skateboard Street competions at Skur 13 in Oslo. Moreover X Games Norway program is enriched by music, concerts and parties that make this event more memorable.

Also famous snowboarders such as Marcus Kleveland, Roope Tonteri, Ståle Sandbech, Mons Roisland and Sven Thorgren, who started their carrier from the World Rookie Tour, partecipated to X Games Norway 2017. So this event is the perfect occasion to compete against the best snowboarder in the world and to increase your skills.


Tickets will be available beginning January 28 on Forthcoming details on the X Games athletes, competition schedule, music, telecast and more will be available on

Click here to see the trailer of the X Games Norway 2018.

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X Games Aspen 2016 Announces Sport Disciplines and Invites 2015 Medalists

X Games Aspen 2016 will mark 20 years of winter events, celebrating the progression of the winter version of X Games from its debut in Big Bear, Calif., into a full action sports and youth lifestyle festival as the event takes over Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen Snowmass, Colo., Jan. 28 – 31, 2016. The 2016 event will again feature action sports competitions, world-class musical performances and a festival village.

For the first time at X Games, all medalists from X Games Aspen 2015 who have sport disciplines returning in 2016 will receive an early invite to compete in the X Games Aspen 2016 event. The first full round of invited athletes will be announced November 16. For a complete list of invited athletes please visit

We are thrilled to be celebrating 20 years of X Games winter events this coming January at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen Snowmass,” said Tim Reed, ESPN X Games vice president. “Aspen is a special place to bring together the world’s best action sports athletes and top musical acts for fans to enjoy the special atmosphere that embodies the culture and lifestyle synonymous with the X Games.

X Games Aspen will welcome the disciplines of Snowmobile Freestyle and Skier X back to the event lineup. Skier X will return for the first time since 2012 and Snowmobile Freestyle since 2014. A fully- medaled adaptive sport lineup featuring Mono Skier X, Snowboarder X Adaptive and SnoCross Adaptive is back, while the Special Olympics Unified Snowboarding dual slalom competition – where athletes with and without intellectual disabilities compete together – also returns following its successful debut last year in Aspen.

The X Games Aspen 2016 sports and disciplines are as follows:


In addition to being the world’s premiere action sports competition, X Games Aspen will showcase an expanded world-class lineup of music artists and performances, which will be announced at a later date. The event will also feature a number of enhanced festival villages at Buttermilk Mountain, offering spectators a unique and wide-ranging interactive experience to complement the X Games sports.

ESPN and ABC will televise a combined 16 hours of live X Games Aspen 2016 competition. Forthcoming details on the X Games athletes, competition schedule, music and more will be available
on for fans or on for members of the media. Follow the X Games on Twitter at