X GAMES REAL MOUNTAIN VIDEOS

Date: November 4, 2017 Author: Jesse Fox Categories: video
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In a move that's sure to get die-hard locals frantically hitting refresh, X Games has expanded their exciting Real series to resorts, pitting seven against each other in a video contest for ski area supremacy.

Here's how the first-ever X Games Real Mountain works: all of the footage in these videos needed to be shot over the course of last season, and feature only in-bounds terrain / zones you can get to from the top of a lift, along with resort-sponsored athletes who ride and ski each resort on a regular basis. And to make it even more interesting, only natural terrain features were allowed... so no snowcat-made jumps.

The winner will be decided by the public via online voting, which you can do by clicking here. Only one vote per browser in a 24-hour period is permitted, so be sure to vote regularly to show your support for your favourite resort. Voting will end at 9 a.m. PST on November 13th, and the resort with the most votes will score themselves an X Games gold medal.

Here's a look at the videos for each resort...
 

 Aspen Snowmass

Jackson Hole

Mammoth Mountain

Revelstoke

Snowbird

Squaw Valley

Whistler Blackcomb

To vote for your favourite, click here, and to learn more about the resorts and some of the featured athletes in X Games Real Mountain, click here.