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    X Games Aspen Announces 2017 Sport Disciplines, Music Lineup

    Posted by Emily Hare
    on Wednesday, September 21, 2016

    Corin Todd makes a practice SnoCross run at X Games Aspen 2016. Photo by Joe Wiegele / ESPN Images
    X Games will return to Aspen Snowmass Jan. 26-29, 2017, inviting the top ski, snowboard and snowmobile athletes to compete in 18 different disciplines over four days. Snowmobile Best Trick will return to the lineup for the first time since 2013, while Snow Bike racing is set to make its X Games debut. After successful competitions at X Games Oslo 2016, X Games will host Women’s Ski and Snowboard Big Air finals for the first time in Aspen. This marks the first time Women’s Ski Big Air will be held at a domestic X Games event. Women’s Snowboard Big Air was held from 1997 to 2001.

    X Games Aspen will also feature musical performances – in chronological order – by Bassnectar, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, The Chainsmokers and G-Eazy. While admission to the action sports competitions and festival village are free to the public, X Games musical performances will require purchase of a ticket. Music fans can purchase an All-Music pass for $125, which will include general admission to all four performances. A limited number of preferred All-Music passes are available for $175, which include preferred viewing, a private entrance to the concert venue, dedicated preferred restrooms and cash bar.

    X Games Aspen 2016. Photo by Tomas Zuccareno / ESPN Images
    Also available to action sports and music fans are the four-day platinum passes, which allow access to the exclusive Platinum Tower at the base of the SuperPipe. The Platinum Tower offers guests gourmet food, beer and wine and the best views of the competitions at X Games Aspen. Platinum Tower pass-holders also receive preferred access to all musical performances, athlete meet and greets and a private tour of the SuperPipe. Fans can purchase tickets and platinum passes now at XGames.com/tickets.  

    All medalists from X Games Aspen 2016 who have sport disciplines returning in 2016 received an early invite to compete at X Games Aspen 2017. The first full round of invited athletes will be announced Nov. 16.

    The X Games Aspen 2017 sports and disciplines are as follows:

    Ski Snowboard Snowmobile & Snow Bike
    Big Air (M & W) Big Air (M & W) Best Trick
    Slopestyle (M & W) Slopestyle (M & W) Freestyle
    SuperPipe (M & W) SuperPipe (M & W) SnoCross
    Special Olympics Unified SnoCross Adaptive
    Snow Bike Racing

    ESPN and ABC will televise a combined 16 hours of live X Games Aspen 2017 competition. Stay tuned for updates on X Games athletes, competition schedule, music and more. Sign up for the AmSnow newsletter today!

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