The Top 10 Winter X Games Moments

Feb 1, 2010
Outside Magazine

Just in case you were out and missed the 2010 Winter X Games, we compiled a list of our ten favorite moments. You don't have to agree. Tell us what you think in the comments section below.

10) Anything involving Skiing Big Air.

9) Caleb Moore performing gymnastic tricks mid-air in Snowmobile Freestyle.

8) Halldor Helgason earning a perfect score of 100 to win Snowboard Big Air gold.

7) 33-year-old mother of two Ophelie David winning fourth consecutive Skier X gold.

6) Simon Dumont remaining in competition after suffering a violent crash near the end of Tuesday morning's Superpipe practice that left him immobile for ten minutes.

5) Peter Olenik setting record for the highest pipe air in a competition.

4) Bobby Brown became the first skier to win two gold metals in a single Winter X event in Saturday's Slopestyle.

3) Jenny Jones and Eero Ettal clinching slopestyle gold.

2) Daron Rahlves remaining hopeful to compete in Vancouver despite dislocating his right hip in ski cross

1) Shaun White's laughing at video footage of his helmet-losing crash in the Snowboard SuperPipe. And then repeating the same trick to win the event's final. See above video.

For more on Shaun White and his pal Tony Hawk, check out The Birdman Vs. the Flying Tomato from our February 2007 issue.

--Stayton Bonner

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