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X Games Oslo 2016 – Gallery

[Yuki Kadono crushed it in front of the 15,000+ strong crowd. Photo: Anthony Huus]

Every snowboarder will tell you that one of the best aspects of snowboarding is the travel. Exploring new places broadens your mind, and with every new adventure you grow a little from the experience. The most recent X Games contest was held in the city of Oslo, so there was plenty of opportunity to scope out the city, see some sights, do the tourist thing and take some photos.

Visit Oslo held our hands for the duration of the trip and took us on a whole bunch of tours around the city; we saw museums, fancy restaurants, beautiful views and all the iconic spots, in between all the snowboarding. Check the shots below to get a sense of the city, the sickest riding from the comp and the view from behind the scenes.

Everyone I spoke to during the week agreed that Oslo is a great little city with plenty to do and see. A lot of people were visiting for the first time, a lot were returning home after months of contest circuitry and snow chasing. One thing was true though, that everyone was stoked to be in Oslo. Plus you can go snowboarding there, what more could you ask for?

Photographs by Will Sleigh and Anthony Huus (www.anthonyhuus.com).

Japanese gold all round. Ayumu Hirano claims victory in the ditch. Photo: Will Sleigh
Atop the Opera House. This is a prime sunset viewing location. Photo: Will Sleigh
Terje Haakonsen and Mons Roisland double up in Big Air Finals for the fans. Photo: Anthony Huus
Big Air, bold sunset. Photo: Anthony Huus
Always check the ice before you walk. Photo: Will Sleigh
Mans Hedberg gets inverted. Twice. Photo: Will Sleigh
Kent Callister has the proper steeze. Photo: Will Sleigh
The best switch method in the game. Danny Davis. Photo: Will Sleigh
Broke but happy. Mans Hedberg chilling keeping it G before his finals run. Photo: Anthony Huus
Crispy. Photo: Will Sleigh
Gotta stay cultural. Photo: Will Sleigh
Terje Haakonsen getting psyched. Photo: Anthony Huus
Torgeir Bergrem flys above as the home crowd chants his name. Photo: Will Sleigh
We always knew Terje was descended from royalty. Norway's Prince Haakon VI. Photo: Will Sleigh
So stoked. Photo: Anthony Huus

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