Making his fifth X Games appearance, Chris Heppding wants to focus more on the experience rather than how nervous he might be. The 44-year-old father of two has limited use of his right arm due to a spinal cord injury from a car accident when he was 7. A great starter, Heppding considers X Games the pinnacle of his racing career. Away from snowmobiles, Chris is an engineer and a "motocross dad" for his son, DJ
- Fifth XG appearance (all SnoCross Adaptive).
- Adaptive Story: partial paralysis to upper right side, including the pectoral, lat and tricep from being hit by a car at age.
- Races in the ISOC National Adaptive series and took 3rd in two 2015 competitions.
- Snowmobile has a throttle on the left handlebar, along with the brake. He straps his right arm to the handlebar.
X Games Competition History
|X Games Aspen 2015|| SMB SnoCross Adaptive||6th|
|X Games Aspen 2014|| SMB SnoCross Adaptive||6th|
|Winter X Games Aspen 2013|| SMB SnoCross Adaptive||7th|
|Winter X 2011|| SMB SnoCross Adaptive||8th|