Get out your twin-tips and temporary tattoos: The X Games are hitting Aspen, Colorado again, January 22-25, 2009. This year, skip the snowmobiles for the demolition derby of Skier X (a.k.a. skiercross) – four to six skiers simultaneously careening down a motocross-like course of rollers, bumps, banks, and ridges.
The International Olympic Committee recently announced that the sport will be included in the 2010 Winter Games in Whistler, B.C.
The Salt Lake Organizing Committee for the 2002 winter games joined with the International Olympic Committee and the U.S. Olympic Committee in suing cybersquatters registering Olympic related domain names.
In order to have the downhill and slalom events of the combined races at the same venue on the same day, international race officials have asked the Salt Lake organizers to move the slalom event from Deer Valley to Snowbasin.