Aspen Winter X Games – Fashion & Style Report

Shaun with his gold medal

Shaun White with his gold medal in the superpipe.

Giovanna snapped at the B4BC charity event at the Caribou Club.

Giovanna snapped at the B4BC charity event at the Caribou Club.

Markus Malin Bronze medalist from Finland

Markus Malin – Superpipe bronze medalist from Finland

Louie Vito in color

Superpipe competitor Louie Vito – in color!

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Ski Fashion Show at Wheeler Opera House in Aspen

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Apres ski fashion show at historic Wheeler Opera House

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More apres ski fashion

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Uncle Jack’s Barber Shop for X Games at Buttermilk Mtn.

hair art courtesy of Barber Authority at Wheeler Fashion Show and Green Day film

An example of barber, Steve Vilot’s hair art.

Shaun White and Kelly Clark

Repeat Gold medal winners, Shaun White and Kelly Clark

Honey Honey at B4BC event at Caribou Club

Bluegrass duo, Honey Honey, performing at B4BC event at Caribou Club.

Ayumu Hirano

Bronze medalist at Superpipe event, Ayumu Hirano from Japan, at post race press conference.

Shaun White 6-peats in the Snowboard Superpipe.  Competing since he was 13, he is now the veteran champion of the competition at 26.  Kelly Clark, competing since she was 16, who debuted with White at Mt. Snow, Vermont, becomes the first woman in X Games history to 3-peat in snowboard superpipe.  Ayumu Hirano of Japan becomes the youngest athlete, at 14, to win a Winter X Games medal, taking silver behind White in the Superpipe.  Elena Hight, breaks records, becoming the first person to land a double alley-oop backside rodeo, taking silver behind Clark,  in the snowboard superpipe compeition. 

Amazing feats, stunning accomplishments, combinations of skill and style, so much so that there is even an event called Speed & Style, launched this year in the Snowmobile contest.  Style is definitely becoming more of a component in the X Games, both on and off the hill, in what they do and what they wear.  Read more about the evolution of the X Games… eco-friendly clothing, charity-based events, runway shows and athletes’ personal on-hill fashion choices ….all done with great style.

About fashionistainaspen

Hi! I've been the fashion writer for the Aspen Daily News for five years. I'm probably the only one in the Rocky Mountains since no other ski area in the region can boast our brand of style, events, and now, even our own Fashion Week. Please contact me with any ideas, events or links that you think my readers need to know! My motto: Do it with style!
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