Winter X Games XVI

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Winter X Games XVI (re-titled Winter X Games Aspen'12; styled as Winter X Games Sixteen in the official logo) were held from January 26 to January 29, 2012, in Aspen, Colorado. They were the 11th consecutive Winter X Games to be held in Aspen; the events were broadcast on ESPN. Next year, the Winter X Games will be held in two international cities in Aspen, Colorado (January 24–27, 2013); Tignes, France (March 20–22).[1]

Sports[edit]

The following are the events at Winter X Games 16.

Highlights[edit]

  • Games dedicated to renowned freestyle skier Sarah Burke, who died on January 19, 2012, after a freak accident in training.[2]
  • Mark McMorris and Torstein Horgmo landed the first-ever triple corks in the Big Air competition.
  • Heath Frisby landed the first-ever snowmobile frontflip in the Best Trick competition.
  • Shaun White's final run in the Snowboard SuperPipe final scored a perfect 100.00. White's victory also gave him the first-ever five-peat in that event.
  • Mark McMorris became the first snowboarder since Shaun White to win two gold medals in one X Games.

Results[edit]

Medal count[edit]

  *   Host nation (United States)
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 United States (USA)*1010727
2 Canada (CAN)71412
3 Norway (NOR)1225
4  Switzerland (SUI)0202
5 Finland (FIN)0112
6 Bulgaria (BUL)0101
 Slovenia (SLO)0101
8 Australia (AUS)0022
9 Japan (JPN)0011
 New Zealand (NZL)0011
Totals (10 nations)18181854
  *   Host state (Colorado)
RankStateGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 California3249
2 Idaho2002
3 Texas1113
4 Vermont1102
5 Colorado*1012
6 Nevada1001
 Pennsylvania1001
8 Washington0112
9 Alaska0101
 Indiana0101
 Michigan0101
 Minnesota0101
 Utah0101
Totals (13 states)1010727

Skiing[edit]

Men's Slopestyle results[edit]

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Rank Name Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Score
Gold medal icon.svg  Tom Wallisch (USA) 93.66 59.66 96.00 96.00
Silver medal icon.svg  Nick Goepper (USA) 88.33 94.66 88.66 94.66
Bronze medal icon.svg  Andreas Håtveit (NOR) 87.66 90.66 92.00 92.00
4  Gus Kenworthy (USA) 89.33 46.00 36.66 89.33
5  Russ Henshaw (AUS) 85.00 89.00 20.00 89.00
6  P.K. Hunder (NOR) 77.66 86.33 86.00 86.33
7  Bobby Brown (USA) 65.33 39.66 83.33 83.33
8  Alex Schlopy (USA) 33.66 40.00 77.00 77.00

Women's Slopestyle results[edit]

[4]

Rank Name Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Score
Gold medal icon.svg  Kaya Turski (CAN) 88.33 88.66 95.00 95.00
Silver medal icon.svg  Devin Logan (USA) 56.33 42.66 92.33 92.33
Bronze medal icon.svg  Anna Segal (AUS) 90.00 86.33 14.66 90.00
4  Keri Herman (USA) 87.00 60.33 45.33 87.00
5  Ashley Battersby (USA) 39.00 85.00 86.00 86.00
6  Dara Howell (CAN) 48.00 81.33 63.00 81.33
7  Emma Dahlström (SWE) 69.33 46.00 77.66 77.66
8  Megan Olenick (USA) 25.00 71.00 30.66 71.00
9  Rose Battersby (NZL) 32.00 29.00 51.00 51.00
10  Kim Lamarre (CAN) 28.66 38.00 39.00 39.00

Men's SuperPipe results[edit]

[5]

Rank Name Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Score
Gold medal icon.svg  David Wise (USA) 86.33 93.00 77.66 93.00
Silver medal icon.svg  Noah Bowman (CAN) 87.66 38.00 90.00 90.00
Bronze medal icon.svg  Torin Yater-Wallace (USA) 85.33 38.66 89.66 89.66
4  Kevin Rolland (FRA) 28.00 89.33 26.66 89.33
5  Tucker Perkins (USA) 79.33 86.00 88.33 88.33
6  Simon Dumont (USA) 82.66 74.00 87.00 87.00
7  Mike Riddle (CAN) 80.33 33.33 23.00 80.33
8  Justin Dorey (CAN) 25.33 38.33 DNS 38.33

Women's SuperPipe results[edit]

[6]

Rank Name Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Score
Gold medal icon.svg  Rosalind Groenewoud (CAN) 87.33 93.66 15.66 93.66
Silver medal icon.svg  Maddie Bowman (USA) 91.00 92.00 90.00 92.00
Bronze medal icon.svg  Brita Sigourney (USA) 21.66 36.33 90.66 90.66
4  Anais Caradeux (FRA) 89.00 82.33 87.00 89.00
5  Devin Logan (USA) 80.66 87.00 87.66 87.66
6  Keltie Hansen (CAN) 86.33 10.00 29.66 86.33
7  Dara Howell (CAN) 22.33 13.66 70.66 70.66
8  Megan Gunning (CAN) 18.00 24.00 49.00 49.00

Men's Big Air results[edit]

[7]

Rank Name Two Highest Runs Score
Gold medal icon.svg  Bobby Brown (USA) 44 + 44 88
Silver medal icon.svg  Kai Mahler (SUI) 43 + 41 84
Bronze medal icon.svg  Jossi Wells (NZL) 44 + 39 83
4  Gus Kenworthy (USA) 37 + 35 72
5  Sammy Carlson (USA) 40 + 32 72

Women's Skier X results[edit]

[8]

Rank Name Time
Gold medal icon.svg  Marte Gjefsen (NOR) 1:26.88
Silver medal icon.svg  Hedda Berntsen (NOR) 1:27.79
Bronze medal icon.svg  Jenny Owens (AUS) 1:29.06
4  Marielle Berger (FRA) 1:29.17
5  Marielle Thompson (CAN) 2:00.27
6  Sanna Luedi (SUI) DNF

Men's Skier X results[edit]

[9]

Rank Name Time
Gold medal icon.svg  Chris Del Bosco (CAN) 1:20.59
Silver medal icon.svg  Filip Flisar (SLO) 1:20.73
Bronze medal icon.svg  Dave Duncan (CAN) 1:20.81
4  Jouni Pellinen (FIN) 1:21.01
5  Casey Puckett (USA) 1:21.45
6  Christian Mithassel (NOR) 1:21.93

Men's Mono Skier X results[edit]

[10]

Rank Name Time
Gold medal icon.svg  Samson Danniels (CAN) 1:51.98
Silver medal icon.svg  Gregory Peck (USA) 1:52.61
Bronze medal icon.svg  Josh Dueck (CAN) 1:53.14
4  Sean Rose (UK) 1:53.57

Snowboarding[edit]

Men's Snowboard Street results[edit]

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Rank Name Score
Gold medal icon.svg  Forest Bailey (USA) 88
Silver medal icon.svg  Ryan Paul (USA) 83
Bronze medal icon.svg  Nick Visconti (USA) 76
4  Ethan Deiss (USA) 74
5  Phil Jacques (CAN) 10

Women's Snowboard Slopestyle results[edit]

[12]

Rank Name Score
Gold medal icon.svg  Jamie Anderson (USA) 95.33
Silver medal icon.svg  Enni Rukajärvi (FIN) 82.66
Bronze medal icon.svg  Kjersti Oestgaard Buaas (NOR) 78.33
4  Charlotte van Gils (NED) 65.00
5  Spencer O'Brien (CAN) 60.00
6  Silje Norendal (NOR) 55.00
7  Cheryl Maas (NED) 44.66
8  Silvia Mittermueller (GER) 31.66
9  Sarka Pancochova (CZE) 24.00
10  Rebecca Torr (NZL) 15.66

Women's SuperPipe results[edit]

[13]

Rank Name Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Score
Gold medal icon.svg  Kelly Clark (USA) 73.66 90.00 93.66 93.66
Silver medal icon.svg  Elena Hight (USA) 65.00 80.66 83.66 83.66
Bronze medal icon.svg  Hannah Teter (USA) 35.00 76.00 12.00 76.00
4  Gretchen Bleiler (USA) 12.66 56.66 65.00 65.00
5  Kaitlyn Farrington (USA) 18.33 60.00 28.00 60.00
6  Cai Xuetong (CHN) 51.66 39.66 17.33 51.66
7  Torah Bright (AUS) 27.66 15.33 24.33 27.66
8  Maddy Schaffrick (USA) 14.33 11.00 12.66 14.33

Men's Big Air results[edit]

[14]

Rank Name Score
Gold medal icon.svg  Mark McMorris (CAN) 80
Silver medal icon.svg  Torstein Horgmo (NOR) 76
Bronze medal icon.svg  Sebastien Toutant (CAN) 76
4  Eric Willett (USA) 76
5  Seppe Smits (BEL) 68

Women's Snowboard X results[edit]

[15]

Rank Name Time
Gold medal icon.svg  Dominique Maltais (CAN) 1:31.61
Silver medal icon.svg  Alexandra Jekova (BUL) 1:33.34
Bronze medal icon.svg  Maelle Ricker (CAN) 1:33.64
4  Susi Moll (AUT) 1:34.53
5  Yuka Fujimori (JPN) 1:35.19
6  Zoe Gillings (GBR) 1:35.73

Men's Snowboard X results[edit]

[16]

Rank Name Time
Gold medal icon.svg  Nate Holland (USA) 1:27.57
Silver medal icon.svg  Nick Baumgartner (USA) 1:28.10
Bronze medal icon.svg  Jayson Hale (USA) 1:33.27
4  Alex Deibold (USA) 1:56.82
5  Pierre Vaultier (FRA) 2:46.44
6  Stian Sivertzen (NOR) 3:10.80

Men's Slopestyle results[edit]

[17]

Rank Name Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Score
Gold medal icon.svg  Mark McMorris (CAN) 90.00 93.00 8.33 93.00
Silver medal icon.svg  Sage Kotsenburg (USA) 30.00 37.66 88.00 88.00
Bronze medal icon.svg  Peetu Piiroinen (FIN) 60.00 70.00 86.00 86.00
4  Sebastien Toutant (CAN) 83.66 47.66 21.66 83.66
5  Seppe Smits (BEL) 26.00 40.66 79.33 79.33
6  Gjermund Braaten (NOR) 29.00 78.66 17.00 78.66
7  Eric Willett (USA) 38.66 63.00 37.00 63.00
8  Torstein Horgmo (NOR) 28.33 24.00 29.66 29.66

Men's SuperPipe results[edit]

[18]

Rank Name Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Score
Gold medal icon.svg  Shaun White (USA) 94.00 71.33 100.00 100.00
Silver medal icon.svg  Iouri Podladtchikov (SUI) 90.00 92.00 93.00 93.00
Bronze medal icon.svg  Ryo Aono (JPN) 73.33 68.66 86.00 86.00
4  Christian Haller (SUI) 33.33 83.00 13.33 83.00
5  Matt Ladley (USA) 78.66 29.66 41.33 78.66
6  Louie Vito (USA) 70.00 9.33 18.66 70.00
7  Greg Bretz (USA) 60.00 10.00 7.33 60.00
8  Luke Mitrani (USA) 37.00 32.00 37.66 37.66
  • Shaun White became the third athlete in Winter X Games history to achieve a five-peat. His 100-point victory run included a Double McTwist 1260 combo'd into the first-ever frontside double cork 1260, it was the first-ever perfect score in the history of SuperPipe.

Snowmobile[edit]

Freestyle results[edit]

[19]

Rank Name Run 1 Run 2 Score
Gold medal icon.svg  Colten Moore (USA) 92.66 93.66 93.66
Silver medal icon.svg  Joe Parsons (USA) 90.66 89.00 90.66
Bronze medal icon.svg  Caleb Moore (USA) 87.00 86.00 87.00
4  Heath Frisby (USA) 80.00 82.66 82.66

Best Trick results[edit]

[20]

Rank Name Score
Gold medal icon.svg  Heath Frisby (USA) 96.66
Silver medal icon.svg  Colten Moore (USA) 89.66
Bronze medal icon.svg  Joe Parsons (USA) 88.00
4  Cory Davis (USA) 79.33
5  Caleb Moore (USA) 72.00
6  Justin Hoyer (USA) 71.33
  • Frisby won gold with the first-ever Frontflip
  • Colten Moore won silver with a Tsunami flip
  • Justin Hoyer attempted a double back flip, but under-rotated, fell over his handlebars, and broke his arm

References[edit]

  1. ^ Davon O'Neil, X Games expands globally, Xgames.com, May 1, 2012
  2. ^ "Canada's Groenewoud wins X Games superpipe gold". CBC Sports. January 28, 2012. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ http://espn.go.com/action/xgames/winter/2012/results?eventId=1027
  4. ^ Winter X Games Aspen 2012 - Results: Women's Ski Slopestyle - ESPN
  5. ^ http://espn.go.com/action/xgames/winter/2012/results?eventId=1025
  6. ^ Winter X Games Aspen 2012 - Results: Women's Ski SuperPipe - ESPN
  7. ^ Winter X Games Aspen 2012 - Results: Ski Big Air - ESPN
  8. ^ Winter X Games Aspen 2012 - Results: Women's Skier X - ESPN
  9. ^ Winter X Games Aspen 2012 - Results: Men's Skier X - ESPN
  10. ^ Winter X Games Aspen 2012 - Results: Mono Skier X - ESPN
  11. ^ Winter X Games Aspen 2012 - Results: Snowboard Street - ESPN
  12. ^ Winter X Games Aspen 2012 - Results: Women's Snowboard Slopestyle - ESPN
  13. ^ Winter X Games Aspen 2012 - Results: Women's Snowboard SuperPipe - ESPN
  14. ^ Winter X Games Aspen 2012 - Results: Snowboard Big Air - ESPN
  15. ^ Winter X Games Aspen 2012 - Results: Women's Snowboarder X - ESPN
  16. ^ Winter X Games Aspen 2012 - Results: Men's Snowboarder X - ESPN
  17. ^ Winter X Games Aspen 2012 - Results: Men's Snowboard Slopestyle - ESPN
  18. ^ Winter X Games Aspen 2012 - Results: Men's Snowboard SuperPipe - ESPN
  19. ^ Winter X Games Aspen 2012 - Results: Snowmobile Freestyle - ESPN
  20. ^ Winter X Games Aspen 2012 - Results: Snowmobile Best Trick - ESPN

External links[edit]

  • [1] Winter X Games XVI Page