2016 Aspen X Games Adaptive events include the uber-popular Monoskier x, where heats of monoski riders race the x course for medals and glory, Snowboarder X and Special Olympics Unified Dual Slalom Snowboarding and Snowmobile Snocross.
Mono Skier X
This year's Monoskier X lineup is packed with big names and heavy hitters from around the world including defending champion Chris Devlin Young (USA), known to the racing and ski world as CDY, Kevin Bramble (of KBG skis), 2015 5th place finisher Josh Elliott (Aspen CO), 2105 6th place finisher Trey Humphrey (Reno NV), SILVER medalist 2015 Brandon Adam (Sandpoint, ID), 2015 BRONZE medalist Ravi Drugan (Eugene, OR), and newcomer David Poole (Bozeman MT). Canada's Josh Dueck of monoski back flip fame, Jerome Elbrycht from France, Niko Johann, Nikko Landeros and Landon McGauley.
Snowboarder X Adaptive
The international lineup includes multiple Paralympic and World Cup medalists including Dutch riders Chris Vos (Noordbeemster NED) and Bibien Mentel (Utrecht NED), Australian Ben Tudhope (Manly AUS), Matti Suur-Hamari (Imatra FIN), Mike Shea (Castaic CA), Owen Pick (Cambridge GBR), Alex Massie (Barrie ON, CAN), John Leslie (Arnprior ON, CAN), 2015 GOLD medalist Keith Gabel (Ogden UT USA)
The event will be hosted by Paralympic medalist, Dancing with the Stars 2nd place finisher, model, actress and Adaptive Action Sports founder Amy Purdy, who was instrumental in bringing back Adaptive to X-Games.
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