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Joe Parons X Games 2013Ski-Doo riders had a successful weekend at the Winter X 2013, earning seven medals in the snowmobile competitions.

Joe Parsons topped all snowmobile competitors, collecting medals in each of the three events he entered, including silver in Freestyle and Best Trick. Parsons stepped up his game to carry the torch when his teammate and defending Best Trick winner Heath Frisby suffered two hard practice crashes on Thursday.

Frisby was forced to withdraw from the Freestyle competition and limped through the Speed and Style event, in which Parsons earned the bronze medal. Frisby did take part in Best Trick on Sunday night and appeared to have a winning run when he threw out his signature Underflip, but judges saw it differently. In his second run, Frisby tried to raise the bar even higher with a variation, but was unable to land the trick. Still, Frisby earned a bronze medal for his efforts. Parsons then unleashed his Gator Wrestler backflip and added a new twist by landing it backward to the roar of the crowd, earning the silver.

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BRP’s Ski-Doo Freeride Ambassadors program is entering its second year and brings a new perspective with the addition of two women riders, Ashley Chaffin and Stephanie Schwartz. This group of talented riders will once again be sharing their ride experiences, thoughts and opinions on everything for the deep powder market of western North America.

For those unfamiliar, the Summit Freeriders are this year comprised of seven mountain snowmobilers with a wide range of riding styles, riding interests and unique talents. A couple of them are seen in some of the extreme back country videos, one has an impressive collection of X-Games medals, one is a former racer and another is an adventure athlete who has competed in almost every kind of human powered race there is. It’s a wide range of people who can offer something for all riders. But they all share a passion for mountain riding.

Last year the Summit Freeriders gave you some great insight on what they’re up too all winter long – how they prepare before the season starts, the gear they use, sled set-up and some great riding tips – that will continue this year and you’ll get the added benefit of a women’s perspective.

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Winter X Games 15 is officially in the history books. We’ve decided to compile a series of highlights from the snowmobile competitions, including the tandem backflip performed by Caleb and Colton Moore.

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Check out more Winter X Games videos below the jump.

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The Slednecks crew is at it again with its new film – Slednecks 13. If you like extreme snowmobiling, you’d be hard pressed to find anybody that does it any better than these guys. Check out the trailer below.

Here’s what Slednecks has to say about the new project:

“Once again the Slednecks team has taken snowmobiling to a whole new level. Slednecks 13 features some of the most progressive riding our cameras have ever caught on film. Heath Frisby returns to the film series with the goal of winning Gold at X. Chris Burandt’s technical tree lines will leave you speechless. Paul Thacker and Cory Davis turn Alaska into a playground. Dan Treadway, Chris Brown, and Geoff Kyle rip up some of the deepest powder ever to hit British Columbia, while Cody Borchers and Brett Turcotte take freestyle tricks to the backcountry. Slednecks 13 also introduces a new star, Kalle “KJ” Johansson, that is redefining backcountry riding with amazing drops and technical lines. Shot on beautiful High Definition, the cinematography is almost as good as the riding. Slednecks 13 is the best film we have made in years!”

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