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Bobby Brown on the mend

Updated: August 20, 2012, 7:19 PM ET
By Devon O'Neil | XGames.com

Six weeks after breaking his right ankle in a summer training crash at Mt. Hood, Ore., freeskiing star Bobby Brown is eyeing a late-September return to snow in New Zealand.

Brown, a four-time Winter X Games gold medalist in Slopestyle and Big Air -- and the defending Big Air champion in Aspen -- underwent surgery to repair the July 10 break shortly after it occurred. "I was hitting the jump at Hood and did a switch right [unnatural] double cork 9," Brown said.

"It was a hundred-foot ...

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