The announcement was made yesterday after ESPN concluded its reader’s poll contest. In the end, Jackson Hole came out on top with 29% of the vote. JHMR was followed closely behind by Snowbird, Mammoth, and Squaw Valley.
“All of the footage in these videos was shot over the 2016/17 winter season and exclusively featured resort-sponsored athletes who ski and ride each resort on a regular basis. Only natural terrain features were allowed (no snowcat-made kickers), and all footage is of places you can get to from the top of a lift.”
In the end, Jackson’s famed group of local rippers came out on top. The A-Team of ski and snowboard pro’s included Owen Leeper, Rob Kingwell, Griffin Post, and Travis Rice just to name a few.
Find out more here: Local Rippers Bring Home X Games Gold Medal For Jackson Hole.