photo credits: Rachel Bock
KELLY BREAKS RECORDS
Following her double X Games gold in 2020, Kelly returned to Aspen with medals on her mind.
Competing in two events, Kelly was at home on the Superpipe. With a variety of extremely technical tricks and clean landings, her runs impressed the judges, earning her yet another gold at the X Games.
This is Kelly’s 6th gold and 10th X Games medal overall, marking her name in the history books as the most decorated teenage X Games athlete of all time.
KELLY PIPE GOLD
ALEX HALL SWEEPS 3 MEDALS
Saturday saw the Men’s Big Air event with Faction athletes Alex Hall, Mac Forehand and Matej Svancer all competing. In an otherworldy Big Air competition, Alex Hall took gold with an impressive two runs, including a world-spinning switch double cork 2160. Mac took 2nd with impressive and clean runs, whilst controversially, Matej ended 5th after showing some incredible skiing.
ALEX AND MAC BIG AIR MEDALS
Alex followed up his outstanding Big Air performance with bronze medals in the Slopestyle and Knuckle Huck to sweep 3 medals in less than 48 hours.
ALEX BRONZE SLOPESTYLE
ALEX BRONZE KNUCKLE HUCK
MATHILDE TAKES SLOPE SILVER
The Swiss superstar came out in full force during the Slopestyle event. Mathilde put together stellar runs from top to bottom with technical tricks to take home 2nd place in a stacked field.
MATHILDE SLOPESTYLE SILVER
X GAMES SETUP
PRODIGY 1.0 LTD
Hidden in the graphics of this ski is the saying “A Dragon Amongst People” – a phrase celebrating Faction’s leading freestyle athletes.
Limited to 200 pairs, the Faction Freestyle Team will ride this limited edition topsheet for the 2022 competition season.