2016 Freestyle gold medalist Joe Parsons is the most decorated snowmobiler in X Games history and has the second-most X Games winter event medals in history. Parsons has earned an astounding 15 XG medals, four of them gold, in 9 appearances and 20 competition starts. Only Shaun White owns more winter medals (18). He's a great all-around snowmobiler who excels in multiple disciplines, but says full Freestyle runs are his specialty. He has a foam pit at his home in Yakima, Wash. where he trains with freestyle riders Heath Frisby and Cory Davis and has been helping Frisby train for his double backflip attempt in the Best Trick contest.
- 15 X Games medals in 20 competition starts. Has the second
- most medals in X Games winter event history, behind only Shaun White (at 18 medals).
- Defending 2016 Snowmobile Freestyle gold medalist. Now has 4 XG gold medals.
- Mr. Consistency: Scored Freestyle gold twice (2009, 2016), and has earned Freestyle silver 5 times.
- XG Aspen 2013: Became the first male to earn 3 medals at the same XG winter event and the second athlete ever (Jennie Waarwa, 1997).
- Two kids; daughter Lennox was born Sept. 24, 2016
X Games Competition History
|X Games Aspen 2016|| SMB Freestyle||1st|
|X Games Aspen 2015|| SMB Long Jump||5th|
|X Games Aspen 2015|| SMB Speed & Style||2nd|
|X Games Aspen 2014|| SMB Long Jump||6th|
|X Games Aspen 2014|| SMB Freestyle||2nd|
|Winter X Games Aspen 2013|| SMB Freestyle||2nd|
|Winter X Games Aspen 2013|| SMB Speed & Style||3rd|
|Winter X Games Aspen 2013|| SMB Best Trick||2nd|
|Winter X Games Aspen 2012|| SMB Freestyle||2nd|
|Winter X Games Aspen 2012|| SMB Best Trick||3rd|
|Winter X 2011|| SMB Freestyle||4th|
|Winter X 2011|| SMB Speed & Style||1st|
|Winter X 2011|| SMB Best Trick||6th|
|Winter X 2010|| SMB Long Jump||3rd|
|Winter X 2010|| SMB Best Trick||4th|
|Winter X 2010|| SMB Freestyle||2nd|
|Winter X 2009|| SMB Freestyle||1st|
|Winter X 2009|| SMB Speed & Style||1st|
|Winter X 2008|| SMB Freestyle||2nd|
|Winter X 2008|| SMB Speed & Style||3rd|