…90-foot gap…

“Safety is our No. 1 goal, but it is X Games.”

…uh oh…

Joshua Duplechian/ESPN Action Sports

The X Course – a 90-foot gap jump at the bottom, an elevated monster gap in the middle and near-vertical banked turns with 13-foot walls built with a Zaugg pipe cutter.

Thursday practice, some Skier X men were launching 150 feet — half a football field — off the 90-foot gap at the bottom.

Seven skiers and snowboarders pulled out of competition.

Corley Howard, course builder:

“This is not an open competition.You can’t have Johnny from down the street pay a hundred bucks and go down the course. This is the top one percent.”



…how much airtime is that?

…and still not landed yet…

Respectfully borrowed from Coach Foley’s video


Let’s see how Mr. Bill handles this:


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