Updated: February 24, 2010, 4:21 PM ET

Winter X Games Europe Tignes debuts

Venue Construction Underway to Host 150 Top Action Sports Athletes; Official Website Launches

ESPN X Games

ESPN, CANAL + Events and Tignes Ski & Snowboard Resort will launch the first Winter X Games Europe March 10-12, 2010. The event will be the first Winter X Games held outside the United States. The event will bring together ESPN's world class X Games franchise with France's leading pay TV broadcaster and the local expertise of Tignes. On the heels of Winter X Games 14 and the upcoming Winter Olympics in Vancouver, more than 150 athletes are invited to France to compete in the inaugural event. There will be eight different competitions over three days, including Ski and Snowboard SuperPipe and Slopestyle for men and women as well as a Snowmobile demonstration.

WHAT: Winter X Games Europe
WHERE: Tignes, France
WHO: Invited Riders
EVENT: Competition Schedule
WEBSITE: Event Homepage

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