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Building the WX15 venue

Behind the scenes of the construction of the Winter X 15 courses.

Updated: January 11, 2011, 6:35 PM ET
By Tess Weaver

With little more than two weeks until Winter X Games 15 kicks off in Aspen, Colo., Chris "Gunny" Gunnarson, Snow Park Technologies President and General Manager, who's built the courses for Winter X for the last 10 years, has been hard at work at the Buttermilk venue.

Gunny's crew of 12 arrived in Aspen on Jan. 4, and, as they always do, hit the ground running. Twelve snowcats and an excavator have been operating daily from 8 a.m. until 11 p.m. pushing snow and wenching ...

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