ESPN announces second wave of WXG16 invited athletes

Comments by Henrik Lampert/

winter_x_games_logo_0.pngFollowing 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.

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MEN'S SKI SLOPESTYLE

Elias Ambühl
Bobby Brown
Phil Casabon
Sammy Carlson
Alexis Godbout
Nick Goepper
Henrik Harlaut
Andreas Håtveit
Russ Henshaw
JF Houle
PK Hunder
Gus Kneworthy
Alex Schlopy
Tom Wallisch
Jossi Wells
Jacob Wester

MEN'S SKI SUPERPIPE

Duncan Adams
Wing Tai Barrymore
Xavier Bertoni
Justin Dorey
Simon Dumont
Gus Kenworthy
Thomas Krief
Nils Lauper
Matt Margetts
Tucker Perkinds
Mike Riddle
Kevin Rolland
Jossi Wells
David Wise
Torin Yater-Wallace

MEN'S SKI BIG AIR

Elias Ambühl
Bobby Brown
Sammy Carlson
Gus Kenworthy
Kai Mahler
Alex Schlopy
Henrik Harlaut
Andreas Håtveit
Jacob Wester
Jossi Wells

WOMEN'S SKI SLOPESTYLE

Ashley Battersby
Rose Battersby
Emma Dahlstrom
Grete Eliassen
Keri Herman
Dara Howell
Kim Lamarre
Devin Logan
Anna Segal
Kaya Turski

WOMEN'S SKI SUPERPIPE

Sarah Burke
Anais Caradeux
Rosalind Groenewoud
Keltie Hansen
Jen Hudak
Brita Sigourney
Devin Logan