X Games 2022 set to begin with British athletes to the fore

X Games 2022 set to begin with British athletes to the fore

X Games 2022 is set to get underway in Aspen, Colorado on Friday 21 January. We take a look at what’s in store for the British athletes on the invite list.

Among the world’s action sports events, X Games stands out as one of the year’s biggest and most significant gatherings for freestyle skiing and snowboarding. Returning to Aspen, Colorado, for the 21st consecutive year, X Games 2022 will see some of the world’s best-known freestyle skiers and snowboarders compete in front of enormous live and global TV audiences.

Who’s Competing?

Four British athletes have received invites to compete at X Games 2022:

When does it start?

X Games 2022 runs from Friday 21 January to Sunday 23 January. The opening day’s competition includes Women’s Ski Big Air and Women’s Ski SuperPipe.

How did the Brits get on last year?

Britain’s Izzy Atkin grabbed silver in the Women’s Ski Slopestyle in 2021, while her younger sister Zoe came in fourth in the Women’s Ski SuperPipe.

How can I watch?

Across Europe, X Games is broadcast on ESPNPlayer and on Eurosport. If you’re in the US, it’s on ESPN’s online streaming service, or the event is free to attend in person.

Where can I find out more?

The X Games Aspen 2022 site contains a wealth of information, including a full competition schedule and details of competing athletes.

Header Image: Zoe Atkin competing in Women’s Ski SuperPipe during X Games Aspen 2021. (Photo by Matt Morning / ESPN Images)

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