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Tignes history lesson

Historic ski and snowboard photos from Tignes, France

Updated: March 11, 2011, 1:44 PM ET
By ESPN Action Sports

History Lesson

Tignes and winter sports go way back. Gallery

It will be only the second year of Winter X competition in Tignes, France, but this resort is no stranger to high-profile ski and snowboard contests. From World Cup stops in the '70s to the Winter Olympics in 1992 to the Freeride World Tour in 2007, this modest resort has hosted contests of every ilk. Click the photo for a look back at skiing and snowboarding in Tignes throughout the years.



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