X Games Aspen 2024 Competition Kicks Off in Primetime this Friday on ESPN

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X Games Aspen 2024 Competition Kicks Off in Primetime this Friday on ESPN

  • 13 Hours of World-Class Action Sports Competition on ESPN and ABC
  • Defending Snowboard SuperPipe Champ Scotty James Targets Sixth Aspen Gold Medal
  • Two-time X Games Ski Gold Medalist Eileen Gu Returns to Aspen in Search of More Gold
  • Snowboarder Mark McMorris Aims for Slopestyle Gold Three-peat on Sunday

ESPN and ABC will showcase 13 hours of live competition with an additional 6.75 competition hours streaming live on @XGames YouTube and Twitch channels.

X Games Aspen 2024 begins Friday with three competitions available via streaming on @XGames YouTube and Twitch channels, before moving to ESPN at 9:30 p.m. ET for live primetime coverage of the Thayers Men’s Snowboard Knuckle Huck, Pacifico Men’s Ski Big Air and Monster Energy Men’s Snowboard SuperPipe competitions, featuring the two-time defending SuperPipe Snowboard champion and five-time X Games gold medalist Scotty James.

Saturday on ABC the Samsung Men’s Ski Slopestyle event kicks off the day at 12:30 p.m. with Colby Stevenson attempting to repeat his gold medal performance from a year ago. Streaming on @XGames YouTube and Twitch beginning at 2:30 p.m., five additional live competitions will take place at Buttermilk Mountain, including the newly added OKX Web3 Snowboard Street Style discipline. Later on ESPN, Pacifico Men’s Snowboard Big Air and Thayers Men’s Ski Knuckle Huck begin at 10 p.m..

X Games Aspen 2024 closes out with a stacked lineup of Sunday competitions on ABC and ESPN. First up on ABC at 1 p.m., Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle showcases defending gold and 22-time X Games medalist Mark McMorris, who is aiming to three-peat in the discipline. Later, in the Samsung Women’s Ski Slopestyle event, globally recognized X Games and Olympic gold medalist Eileen Gu makes her return after missing the 2023 competition due to injury. ESPN’s live evening coverage of Men’s Ski SuperPipe begins at 7 p.m. followed by Pacifico Women’s Snowboard Big Air, featuring Japan’s Reira Iwabuchi, who earned her first X Games Snowboard Big Air gold in 2023 after becoming the first female snowboarder to successfully land a frontside triple under flip in competition.

DATE/TIME (ET) COMPETITIONS PLATFORM
Friday, January 26
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Game of SLVSH
Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle
Monster Energy Women’s Snowboard SuperPipe
X Games YouTube
X Games Twitch
9:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. Thayers Men’s Snowboard Knuckle Huck
Pacifico Men’s Ski Big Air
Monster Energy Men’s Snowboard SuperPipe
ESPN
Saturday, January 27
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Samsung Men’s Ski Slopestyle ABC
2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
8:30 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
Thayers Women’s Snowboard Knuckle Huck
Thayers Women’s Ski Knuckle Huck
OKX Web3 Snowboard Street Style
Women’s Ski SuperPipe
Pacifico Women’s Ski Big Air
X Games YouTube
X Games Twitch
10 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. Pacifico Men’s Snowboard Big Air
Thayers Men’s Ski Knuckle Huck
ESPN
Sunday, January 28
1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle
Samsung Women’s Ski Slopestyle
 ABC
7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Men’s Ski SuperPipe
Pacifico Women’s Snowboard Big Air
ESPN

The full X Games Aspen 2024 schedule, current list of invited athletes, up-to-date tune-in information and other FAQs are available on http://xgames.com/.

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 Contacts:

ESPN
Danny Chi            310-500-5699, [email protected]

X Games
Grace Coryell                 818-585-3696, [email protected]

Andrea DiCristoforo

Based out of the Los Angeles Production Center in LA, California, Andrea DiCristoforo is a Senior Publicist focusing on the NHL, X Games and Action Spots. Prior to joining ESPN in 2022, Andrea worked in Olympic Sports. She is also a proud graduate from the University of New Hampshire.
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