snowboard slopestyle http://kajx.org en The 411 on the X Games http://kajx.org/post/411-x-games <p>For the 13<sup>th</sup> year Aspen hosts the X Games starting Thursday at the Buttermilk ski area. But, beyond the competitions on the hill, downtown Aspen will see concerts and events sharing in the spirit of the games. While it will be fun, it could lead to some traffic, parking and other issues for folks trying to get around town.</p><p>So, Aspen Public Radio has created a simple guide for the big questions you might have about the X Games, how to get there, where to park, tickets, breaking news and more.</p><p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 17:40:32 +0000 Rob St. Mary 13208 at http://kajx.org The 411 on the X Games Road to Sochi: Local Athlete Training for New Olympic Event, Snowboard Slopestyle http://kajx.org/post/road-sochi-local-athlete-training-new-olympic-event-snowboard-slopestyle <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Our Road to </span>Sochi<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> series takes a look at the Aspen-area athletes training and competing this fall in hopes of making the 2014 Olympic team.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today, we take you to an extreme </span>snowsports<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> course, one with rails and big jumps. It&rsquo;s new to the Olympics, but competing in Snowboard </span>Slopestyle<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is something </span>Jordie<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Karlinski<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has been doing for years. The petite 24-year-old is hoping this year, she&rsquo;ll be throwing tricks in </span>Sochi<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Russia. Aspen Public Radio&#39;s Marci Krivonen reports.</span></p><p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 22:28:28 +0000 Marci Krivonen 8855 at http://kajx.org Road to Sochi: Local Athlete Training for New Olympic Event, Snowboard Slopestyle