19 Photos That Prove The X Games Is The Wildest Place On Earth
To say the X Games is a wild place would be putting it lightly.
For one week out of the year, Aspen, Colorado, a town of only 6,800 people, is inundated with action sports fans who come to watch their favorite athletes hurl themselves off jumps, halfpipes and mountainsides.
But beyond the action-packed sports, the X Games also brings music fans, video gamers and mountain lovers together.
Not sure what that looks like? Check out these 19 photos that prove the X Games is one magical event.
Sage Kotsenburg and other competitors wait to race downhill in the Special Olympics event:
Elite Daily gets an athlete’s view of the Big Air jump:
Nas performs for a packed crowed in Aspen:
Killer Mike and El-P rock out as their super-group, Run The Jewels:
An athlete makes a practice run down the rails:
Elena Hight flashes a smile for Elite Daily:
“The Dingo” chats up our main-man Sage Kotsenburg:
Machine Gun Kelly stops by to watch all the action go down:
Youngest female gold winner ever Kelly Sildaru shows off her medal:
Photographer Bo Bridges and Bobby Brown stop by for a quick bro-down:
Chevy surveys the landscape (and waits for a belly scratch):
The Halo World Championship heats up the wintery wonderland:
An athlete gets some serious air time:
A skier gets his planks on the rail:
Killer Mike and El-P give Elite Daily their best pre-show grin:
The Special Olympics athletes and X Games pros are all smiles:
One athlete shows off how to have style AND athletic talent:
One more athlete gets vertical:
Sage shows off his selfie-taking skills:
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