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December 19, 12:00 PM ET
Chat with Ramona Bruland

Buzzmaster
  (11:54 AM)

The new X Games host Ramona Bruland will be here to chat in a few minutes!

Buzzmaster
  (11:58 AM)

Ramona is here!

Evan (CA)

What X Games sport do you want to try that you haven't had the chance to yet?

Ramona Bruland
  (11:59 AM)

I would love to try the snow cross, that would be so cool to get on a snowmobile and do that course. And the rally cross and the enduro cross. I want to try every single one.

Gary (LA)

Best X Games event?

Ramona Bruland
  (11:59 AM)

Halfpipe. Has to be.

Mike (NYC)

Shaun White cuts off his hair.....bad move?

Ramona Bruland
  (12:00 PM)

I think it's tidied him up a bit. He kinda looks Euro-sexy now. I like it.

Ramona Bruland
  (12:00 PM)

And good on him for donating to Locks for Love.

Diane (DC)

Best skiing country in Europe??

Ramona Bruland
  (12:00 PM)

France...that might sound corporate, but France.

Tim (Denver)

What's your favorite part about living in Aspen?

Ramona Bruland
  (12:01 PM)

The fact that I have four mountains to choose from and can ride every day of the season.

Eric(Td)

Which x location are you most excited about?

Ramona Bruland
  (12:02 PM)

Brazil. I have never been to South America, so to see the falls and the Brazilian culture. Definitely Brazil.

Ryan (San Diego)

Is there any skiing in Australia?

Ramona Bruland
  (12:02 PM)

Yes! There is about a dozen ski areas, five major ones. I did seven seasons in Victoria. Love it.

Pete (NYC)

Will you be doing both the summer and winter X Games?

Ramona Bruland
  (12:03 PM)

Yes. All six.

Will (Miami)

How do you go from Australia and the outback to the States and winter sports?

Ramona Bruland
  (12:03 PM)

I grew up skiing. I did my first season in Vail in 98-99. I did six and a half years in Telluride, once you're addicted, there's no turning back.

Hart Roberts (Telluride, CO)

Ramona, congrats on the new gig! So happy you get to fulfill one of your lifelong dreams. Cheers from Telluride, Hart.

Ramona Bruland
  (12:04 PM)

Thanks Hart!

Ramona Bruland
  (12:04 PM)

Hope to see you at X Games Aspen!

Alan (Detroit)

What draws you to winter sports?

Ramona Bruland
  (12:04 PM)

Dude, have you ever ridden powder?

Greg (Dallas)

Did you do any work for the X Games prior to coming on as host?

Ramona Bruland
  (12:05 PM)

Not for ESPN, but for other networks like PlumTV. I've interviewed athletes, outlined events. Since 2009.

Hart Roberts (Telluride, CO)

What are you looking forward to most about hosting the X Games?

Ramona Bruland
  (12:06 PM)

Wow...working with ESPN for starters. And then being able to travel the world and see action sports ingrained in so many different cultures.

Mike (Oh)

What's your favorite place to ski?

Ramona Bruland
  (12:06 PM)

Well, Aspen, because I live there. Telluride, because it's possibly the most beautiful place you'll ever see. And for powder, Japan.

Chris Fiegler (Latham,NY)

What is your Favorite Winter Sport to watch?

Ramona Bruland
  (12:07 PM)

It's got to be halfpipe. Big air..what these guys are throwing down each year is insance. Triple corked 1440s..hello?

Tommy (Boston)

best summer x game?

Ramona Bruland
  (12:08 PM)

Mega ramp. That's way cool.

Ramona Bruland
  (12:08 PM)

And last year in 2012, watching the step up. That was one of the best battles.

Billy (Boston)

follow any other sports than action sports? Mainstream sports?

Ramona Bruland
  (12:09 PM)

Broncos are my team. Avs...but they're not playing.

David

biggest perk to the new gig?

Ramona Bruland
  (12:10 PM)

Getting to follow action sports to all of these new and amazing countries. Plus my mom can watch in Australia.

Derrick (DC)

what doe syour family think?

Ramona Bruland
  (12:11 PM)

Obviously they're stoked, now they get to come visit me on these cool new locations.

Ramona Bruland
  (12:11 PM)

Plus this gig is huge. It doesn't get much bigger than this.

Ian (nyc)

is this adream come true?

Ramona Bruland
  (12:12 PM)

Absolutely a dream come true. I never thought I would be chatting on ESPN.com as the new host of X Games. It really is a dream come true.

Ramona Bruland
  (12:13 PM)

I'm really stoked to be on board with the ESPN team and the new X Games, it's going to be huge. I hope you tune into every event in 2013.