X Games Shred Hate
X Games Shred Hate Day
The ideals of camaraderie and sportsmanship run deep at the X Games, a close knit group of athletes supporting one another to push their respective sports forward on an ongoing basis. As we embrace Bullying Prevention Month here at X, we look back at our community celebrating Shred Hate. Here Rene Rinnekangas embraces Mark McMorris following McMorris' final run heroics at 2019 X Games Aspen to overtake Rinnekangas for Men's Snowboard Slopestyle gold.
Friends on and off the slopes, fellow athletes swarm Jamie Anderson following Women's Snowboard Slopestyle Finals at X Games Tignes 2012.
Norwegian pride ran deep back in 2008 as as Andreas Wiig and Mikkel Bang held countryman Torstein Horgmo aloft following Snowboard Big Air silver at Winter X Games 12.
Student becomes teacher
It was all smiles in a defining moment as legend and longtime mentor Kelly Clark passed the torch to her protege Chloe Kim following Kim's first Snowboard Superpipe gold during 2015 X Games Aspen
Aussie Ryan Williams waged a multiyear campaign for an X Games invite and made good on his effort by taking gold in only his second X Games, with countryman Harry Bink helping celebrate his BMX Big Air win at the 2018 X Games Sydney.
Poppy Olsen congratulates coountrywoman Jordyn Barratt on 2016 X Games Austin bronze after Women's Skate Park
After battling on the course, Dashawn Jordan, Jagger Eaton and Yuto Horigome swarm Nyjah Huston following a come from behind victory during Men's Skate Street Finals at 2019 X Games Shanghai.
A longtime partnership with Special Olympics gives numerous X Games, including Ryan Williams and Kyle Baldock, the chance to work with and compete alongside Special Olympic athletes as shown here at Unified BMX Practice at the 2019 X Games Minneapolis.
Special Olympic athletes Diana Shilts and Latrice Pringle embrace at the finish line during Special Olympics Unified Snowboarding at 2020 X Games Aspen.
As we look forward to X Games Shred Hate day October 22nd and head on into the winter season, we'll look forward to the examples set by our athletes this competition season, just as David Wise shared in Alex Ferreira's repeat gold medal joy following Men's Ski Superpipe Final at 2020 X Games Aspen.