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There's a madness to their Methods

The Winter X Games features a new event Friday night: the Best Method contest. Some of the most stylish snowboarders in the sport's history will drop into the halfpipe to put their mark on this classic trick. Tricia Byrnes on who to watch in that, and in women's snowboard X.

Updated: January 28, 2011, 1:20 PM ET
By Tricia Byrnes

Snowboard X

The fast-paced drag race of carnage and collision known as Snowboard X revs up today with the men's and women's prelims (the finals are Saturday afternoon). This event puts six of the fastest and most fearless riders together on one course for a two-minute race of tight turns, whoopy rollers, and monster jumps. Be on the lookout for some old X Games and Olympic rivalries to run their course.

Who to watch in the women's event:

Lindsey Jacobellis: ...

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