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X Games Aspen: How to watch the event for free in person, online

X Games are back at Buttermilk in Aspen Snowmass for a 22nd consecutive year.
Credit: Kelsey Brunner/The Aspen Times via AP
Local Hanna Faulhaber airs out on her first hit during a practice in the Winter X Games superpipe during her debut at Buttermilk in Aspen on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022.

ASPEN, Colo. — The "world's best action sports, music and festival experience on snow" is back in Colorado this weekend.

X Games Aspen 2023 will showcase top winter sports and athletes from Friday to Sunday at Buttermilk Mountain at Aspen Snowmass.

Nearly 100 skiers and snowboarders will compete in 14 ski and snowboarding competitions that will take place throughout the weekend and will air on primetime on ABC and ESPN.

For the first time, X Games will stream live for free on Twitch and YouTube.

All competitions are free and open to the public, but there are VIP ticket options such as front row viewing on the superpipe. 

There will also be concerts from MOD SUN, MADDS, girlfriends, Alexander Smash, Yung Gravy, Kaskade, Night Tales, and TJ Mizell, with tickets available at XGames.com or at the on-site box office.

"Our goal is to make X Games a more interactive experience, both for fans in attendance and those viewing on content platforms around the world," X Games CEO Steve Flisler said. "X Games is already the pinnacle of action sports, and we're obsessed with providing our audience an even deeper way to experience the action."

A complete schedule of events can be found here.



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