Breck Pro Team Athletes Confirmed to Compete at Winter X Games
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — Jan 23, 2013 —Breckenridge Ski Resort today announced the roster of Breck Pro Team athletes that will compete at this weekend’s Winter X Games live on ESPN. Among the six Breck Pro Team athletes competing across multiple disciplines are recent Grand Prix Free Ski Slopestyle winners James Woods and Keri Herman.
Bobby Brown returns to Ski Big Air as the only athlete to win this event twice, having claimed gold last year with his switch double 1440 mute grab and a switch double cork 1260 high mute grab. Anna Segal, also a top podium contender in this year’s games, has repeatedly earned gold medals in Women’s Ski Slopestyle since 2009.
The full list of competing Breck Pro Team athletes and their disciplines are as follows:
Bobby Brown - Ski Big Air and Men’s Ski Slopestyle
James Woods – Men’s Ski Slopestyle
Keri Herman – Women’s Ski Slopestyle
Anna Segal – Women’s Ski Slopestyle
Brett Esser – Men’s Snowboard Superpipe
Eric Willett – Snowboard Big Air and Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle
Check out the Breckenridge Blog, www.facebook.com/Breckenridge or @breckenridgemtn on Twitter for live updates, results, photos and more info. on all the Breck Pro Team athletes competing at X Games and throughout the season.
The Breck Pro Team
The Breck Pro Team is an elite cadre of 27 ski and snowboard professionals and amateurs, both male and female, sponsored by Breck, who represent the Breckenridge Ski Resort and the Town of Breckenridge with professionalism and heart at competitions world-wide. The Breck Pro Team is recognized as the top resort team in the ski industry today, comprised of some of the most exciting young talent in action sports from around the world. This year’s team features athletes from 5 different countries, 15 Coloradans, and 7 local heroes who were born and raised in Breckenridge, and who now all call Breck their hometown.
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