This is 2015 Winter X Games by the numbers

This is 2015 Winter X Games by the numbers

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McRae Williams, Nick Goepper, Andreas Håtveit. X Games 2014.

The 2015 Winter X Games are right around the corner. Before we know it, the best park, pipe and big air skiers on the planet will be meet in Aspen, Colorado to boast a week full of high flying action. While some of you may be attending the show live at Buttermilk Mountain, others will be tuned into the television, catching every moment in the comfort of their living room.

Regardless of how you’re viewing, the show is bound to be amazing. This year, the crews at ESPN, X Games and Aspen Snowmass have once again poured every bit of effort into building the biggest and baddest event imaginable. To get a sense of just how grand this production actually is, we’ve provided some of the numbers for you to wrap your head around. Check ’em out below.

X Games By The Numbers


  • 3 – Super slo-mo cameras will be used.
  • 4 – David Wise will attempt to four-peat in ski superpipe.
  • 5 – Tractor trailer trucks of tent equipment.
  • 12 – Total days it takes Snow Park Technologies operators to build the superpipe.
  • 14 – Total snow cats used.
  • 14 – Number of years that X Games has taken place at Aspen Snowmass.
  • 17 – Robotic cameras onsite.
  • 28 – Spectator shuttle buses.
  • 32 – If X Games athletes formed their own country, they’d have 32 Olympic medals.
  • 35 – Tractor trailer trucks of scaffolding.
  • 38 – Days of onsite construction prior to X Games.
  • 40 – Staff & athlete on-mountain snowmobiles.
  • 76 – Total number of cameras used.
  • 80 – Length (in feet) of the big air gap.
  • 102 – Athletes competed in both X Games Aspen 2014 and the Sochi Olympics.
  • 137 – Scaffolding structures.
  • 319 – Miles of trails across all four mountains at Aspen Snowmass.
  • 1,920 – Hand warmers used for TV crew.
  • 3,724 – Approximate total hours Snow Park Technologies spent building courses.
  • 5,517 – Total acreage across all four of Aspen Snowmass’ mountains.
  • 8,000 – Linear feet of venue fencing.
  • 33,000 – Feet of electrical tape used.
  • 108,700 – Overall attendance at X Games Aspen 2014.

Related: The stoke meter is high; here’s a complete list of 2015 X Games athletes

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