Dates set for Winter X Games 12 |

Dates set for Winter X Games 12

ASPEN ” Mark your calendar: Winter X Games 12 will take place Jan. 24-27, 2008 at Buttermilk.

Buttermilk will host the winter-sports spectacle, sponsored by ESPN, through 2010, for a total of nine consecutive years that began in 2002.

In 2008, the Games will air live on ESPN and ABC. Last winter, Winter X Games 11 reached an average of 734,000 households during prime time, according to ESPN, making it the most-viewed Winter X Games ever. On the final day of the 2007 Games, the Sunday evening telecast was the most-viewed in Winter X Games history, with 925,377 households tuned into the event, according to the network.

The 2007 event was also the most-viewed ever among several “key” demographic groups, according to ESPN, including young people and young men in their teens, 20s and 30s.

Winter X Games 12 will again feature ski, snowboard and snowmobile competitions.

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