|Stale Sandbech practicing for Big Air.|
Despite the injury risk, it's really a rewarding experience to get to see what these incredibly talented individuals are capable of doing up close and personal.
Here are a few moments from my time at Winter X 17.
|Stale Sandbech, Slopestyle course.|
|Halldor Helgason, completely a peace, mid-backflip.|
|X Games Superpipe.|
|Shaun White. Trying for the podium in Slopestyle. #fail|
|X Games crowd.|
|Stale Sandbech testing density. Big Air Bronze.|
|To Mark McMorris go the spoils. Slopestyle Gold.|
|Aspens in Aspen.|
|Kaya Turski's skis.|
|Henrik Harlaut, dropping in to Big Air.|
|Kaya Turski in Silver Medal-winning flight off the cannon in Slopestyle.|
|Maddy Schaffrick mute in Superpipe.|