Two-time Snowmobile Freestyle gold medalist Colten Moore will also compete in Best Trick at XG Aspen 2017, the first time the event has been contested since 2013. He's planning a double backflip for the occasion. Colten will be a favorite for gold in both events in 2017. He's also after another prize: his 2016 autobiography "Chasing the Sky" is a finalist for the 2017 PEN America / ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing.
- 6 X Games medals: 3 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze. Rough landings rattled him in 2016; he finished 8th in Freestyle.
- XG Aspen 2017 will be his 8th XG appearance.
- Aspen 2017 gold would make him the first with 3 Freestyle gold (Levi LaVallee and Joe Parsons also will vying for that honor at XG Aspen 2017).
- Memoir "Catching the Sky" with co
- author Keith O'Brien was published Jan. 19, 2016 by Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. It's one of 5 finalists for the 2017 PEN America / ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing (winner will be announced on Feb. 22).
X Games Competition History
|X Games Aspen 2016|| SMB Freestyle||8th|
|X Games Aspen 2015|| SMB Long Jump||3rd|
|X Games Aspen 2015|| SMB Speed & Style||1st|
|X Games Aspen 2014|| SMB Freestyle||1st|
|X Games Aspen 2014|| SMB Long Jump||3rd|
|Winter X Games Aspen 2013|| SMB Freestyle||7th|
|Winter X Games Aspen 2012|| SMB Best Trick||2nd|
|Winter X Games Aspen 2012|| SMB Freestyle||1st|
|Winter X 2011|| SMB Freestyle||5th|
|Winter X 2011|| SMB Best Trick||5th|
|Winter X 2010|| SMB Best Trick||5th|
|Winter X 2010|| SMB Freestyle||8th|