ESPN announces second wave of WXG16 invited athletes
Following the announcement of the 2012 Winter X Games schedule (which for the first time includes an evening slopestyle event under the lights) ESPN has now announced an updated athlete roster.
One additional spot is available in both the men's and women's superpipe event. Said spots will be awarded to the victors at the upcoming The North Face Park and Pipe Open Series in Whistler, BC.
The athletes below earned their X Games invitations based on competitive results, in addition to the 2010-11 and 2011-12 AFP World Rankings.
MEN'S SKI SLOPESTYLE
MEN'S SKI SUPERPIPE
Wing Tai Barrymore
MEN'S SKI BIG AIR
WOMEN'S SKI SLOPESTYLE
WOMEN'S SKI SUPERPIPE
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