More X-Games

This is the first year in the 10 years we have hosted XGames at Buttermilk that we have not gone to watch the night events. It is so big now. So we watched on TV. And I realised that the cameras are sooooooo close that it is hard to understand just how high and how far these athletes are flying. So here is a picture of a jump taken from ground level with people included for reference. The athlete must take off up the ramp and clear the flat part to land on the sloping downhill section. Check out how far that really is.

About Bronwyn

Hi. I moved to the Aspen area from Australia in 1997 and have a daughter born right here in Aspen in 2000. I teach skiing (for the past eighteen seasons) and am a Real Estate Advisor with Engel & Völkers Roaring Fork.. I love to ski, snowboard, horse-ride, raft, and hike with our dog Sheila. This valley offers so much and one day I may also take up golf or fishing!
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