Fun within the chaos: A behind the scenes look at X Games Aspen

X Games may be known by the masses for its loud, energy drink fueled excitement. With a point & shoot camera in hand, I focused on the fun and quiet moments within the chaos. Here’s a selection of shots featuring the riders who make X Games what it is.

Check out more X Games Aspen coverage below:

Shaun White six-peats with another superpipe gold at X Games 17 in Aspen
Kelly Clark takes home Superpipe gold at X Games 17 in Aspen
Mark McMorris wins Men’s Slopestyle at X Games 17 in Aspen
Torstein Horgmo wins Big Air at X Games 17 in Aspen

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