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The charitable side of X

From Gretchen Bleiler campaigning to combat climate change to Hannah Teter selling syrup for a sweet reward, Tricia Byrnes has the rundown of how X Games athletes are giving back.

Updated: January 27, 2011, 1:50 PM ET
By Tricia Byrnes

As the X Games has grown and matured, so have its athletes, and many of this week's big names are seizing the opportunity to utilize their star power and the X Games stage to do something bigger than themselves and their sport.

Gretchen Bleiler, the face of Winter X with four X Games gold medals, is an active environmentalist who taking her cause to a new level this week. Leading up to and during Winter X 15, Gretchen has challenged all of her fellow athletes to take her 21 Day Reusable ...

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