SBJ/Jan. 24-30, 2011/In Depth
Heating up the snow
Published January 24, 2011, Page 16
Simon Dumont: The three-time X Games gold medalist from Maine is known for his amplitude in the halfpipe.
Tanner Hall: The Armada skis founder and Montana resident has won the X Games superpipe competition three times. » » »
Jen Hudak: The Connecticut-born winner at last year's X Games is known for her clean and solid riding style.
Sarah Burke: The Canadian freeskier has won three X Games golds and was named 2007's Best Female Action Sports Athlete at the ESPYs.
Bobby Brown: The Colorado-based teenager awed people during the 2010 X Games Big Air competition and followed it by winning gold in slopestyle. » » »
Tom Wallisch: A rising star in slopestyle, the East Coaster won X Games Europe and the Dew Tour last year.
Ashley Battersby: The Chicagoan won the 2008 U.S. Open Slopestyle competition and won the inaugural Dew Tour slopestyle.
Keri Herman: A member of Breckenridge's freeride team, the Montana-born skier has appeared on the Dew Tour podium.
Scotty Lago: The New Englander won bronze in the halfpipe at the Vancouver Games and is a favorite to win the 2011 X Games. » » »
Chas Guldemond: Known as a guy who can win any slopestyle competition he enters, the New Hampshire product was the 2008-09 Burton Global Open Series champion.
Jamie Anderson: The Lake Tahoe product is a two-time gold medalist at the X Games and one of the most talented young riders in the terrain park.
Hana Beaman: The three-time silver medalist at the X Games and Salt Lake City resident has the potential to represent the U.S. in Sochi.