X Games Aspen 2017: Meet the Invited Athletes

Danny Davis at the X Games Aspen 2016. (photo source: @XGames - Twitter)

We can’t wait for X Games Aspen 2017!

For the 16th consecutive year, X Games Aspen returns to Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen Snowmass, Colorado to showcase the world’s premier action sports competition with live coverage on ESPN and ABC. The 2017 event will again feature action sports competitions, world-class musical performances from Bassnectar (January 27), Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals (January 28), The Chainsmokers (January 28), G-Eazy (January 29) and a festival village.

Throughout the past few weeks, ESPN and X Games has been revealing the invited athletes that will compete in this year’s games. Celeb Secrets is giving you the scoop on who you’ll get to see at X Games Aspen 2017 this January with a complete list of participants below.

X Games Aspen 2017 will take place from Thursday, January 26th to Sunday, January 29th, 2017.

*Note: This post is updated weekly. To see a full (and daily updated) list of invited athletes, click here. To view our coverage from X Games Aspen 2016, click here.


Photo: Pete Demos/ESPN Images

Jamie Anderson (USA) — Big Air, Slopestyle

Kelly Clark (USA) — SuperPipe

Brandon Davis (USA) — Slopestyle

Danny Davis (USA) — SuperPipe

Ben Ferguson (USA) –SuperPipe

Anna Gasser (AUT) — Big Air, Slopestyle

Red Gerard — Slopestyle

Arielle Gold (USA) — SuperPipe

Taylor Gold (USA) — SuperPipe

Christian Haller (SUI) — SuperPipe

Ayumu Hirano (JPN) — SuperPipe

Taku Hiraoka (JPN) — SuperPipe

Torstein Horgmo (NOR) — Slopestyle

Scotty James (AUS) — SuperPipe

Yuki Kadono (JPN) — Big Air, Slopestyle

Chloe Kim (USA) — SuperPipe

Matt Ladley (USA) — SuperPipe

Hailey Langland (USA) — Slopestyle

Jiayu Liu (CHN) — SuperPipe

Cheryl Maas (FRA) — Big Air

Kyle Mack (USA) — Big Air, Slopestyle

Maddie Mastro (USA) — SuperPipe

Mark McMorris (CAN) — Big Air, Slopestyle

Klaudia Medlova (SVK) — Slopestyle

Tyler Nicholson (CAN) — Slopestyle

Silje Norendal (NOR) — Slopestyle

Spencer O’Brien (CAN) — Big Air, Slopestyle

Kjersti Oestgaard Buaas (NOR) — Big Air

Aleksander Oestreng (NOR) — Slopestyle

Max Parrot (CAN) — Big Air, Slopestyle

Iouri Podladtchikov (SUI) — SuperPipe

Christy Prior (AUS) — Big Air, Slopestyle

Mons Røisland (NOR) — Slopestyle

StÃ¥le Sandbech (NOR) — Big Air, Slopestyle

Darcy Sharpe (CAN) — Big Air, Slopestyle

Sven Thorgren (SWE) — Slopestyle

Sebastien Toutant (CAN) — Big Air, Slopestyle

Shaun White (USA) — SuperPipe

Cai Xuetong (CHN) — SuperPipe



Elias Ambåhl (SUI) — Big Air

Alex Bellemare (CAN) — Slopestyle

Fabian Boesch (SUI) — Big Air, Slopestyle

Maddie Bowman (USA) — SuperPipe

Øystein Braaten (NOR) — Slopestyle

Bobby Brown (USA) — Big Air, Slopestyle

Joss Christensen (USA) — Slopestyle

Emma Dahlström (SWE) — Big Air, Slopestyle

Annalisa Drew (USA) — SuperPipe

Alex Ferreira (USA) — SuperPipe

Vincent Gagnier (CAN) — Big Air

Nick Goepper (USA) — Slopestyle

Henrik Harlaut (SWE) — Big Air, Slopestyle

Gus Kenworthy (USA) — Slopestyle, SuperPipe

Johanne Killi (NOR) — Big Air, Slopestyle

Marie Martinod (FRA) — SuperPipe

Ayana Onozuka (JPN) — SuperPipe

Andri Ragettli (SUI) — Slopestyle

Kevin Rolland (FRA) — SuperPipe

Cassie Sharpe (CAN) — SuperPipe

Kelly Sildaru (EST) — Big Air, Slopestyle

Tiril Sjåstad Christiansen (NOR) Big Air, Slopestyle

Ben Valentin (FRA) — SuperPipe

Maggie Voisin (USA) — Big Air, Slopestyle

Jossi Wells (NZL) — Slopestyle

McRae Williams (USA) — Slopestyle

David Wise (USA) — SuperPipe

James Woods (GBR) — Slopestyle

Torin Yater-Wallace (USA) — SuperPipe

Lisa Zimmerman (GER) — Big Air


Aspen, CO - January 28, 2016 - Buttermilk Mountain: Tucker Hibbert competing in Snowmobile SnoCross Final during X Games Aspen 2016 (Photo by Pete Demos / ESPN Images)
Aspen, CO – January 28, 2016 – Buttermilk Mountain: Tucker Hibbert competing in Snowmobile SnoCross Final during X Games Aspen 2016 (Photo by Pete Demos / ESPN Images)

Logan Christian (USA) — SnoCross

Cory Davis (USA) — Freestyle

Heath Frisby (USA) — Freestyle, Best Trick

Tucker Hibbert (USA) — SnoCross

Elias Ishoel — SnoCross

Levi LaVallee (USA) — Freestyle

Ross Martin (USA) — SnoCross

Colten Moore (USA) — Freestyle, Best Trick

Kyle Pallin (USA) — SnoCross

Joe Parsons (USA) — Freestyle

E.J. Poplawski (USA) — SnoCross Adaptive

Adam Renheim (SWE) — SnoCross

Mike Schultz (USA) — SnoCross Adaptive

Paul Thacker (USA) — SnoCross Adaptive

Corin Todd (USA) — SnoCross

Tim Tremblay (CAN) — SnoCross

Brett Turcotte (CAN) — Freestyle

Jeff Tweet (USA) — SnoCross Adaptive

Jim Wazny (USA) — SnoCross Adaptive

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.