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When X Games returns Jan. 23-26 to Aspen, Colo., the athletes know they can expect a world-class venue, from perfectly shaped jumps to one of the best halfpipes on the planet. The masterminds behind the course builds? Snow Park Technologies, which has been building the X Games courses, as well as other large-scale terrain park projects around the world, for years. We asked Chris "“Gunny"” Gunnarson, the founder and president of Snow Park Technologies, for a list of his favorite courses —from X Games and other events—.