Casey Puckett, shown here in 2011, took his final ride at the Winter X Games during his 10th year in the competition. For his swan song, he finished fifth in skicross. (ESPN Images-Matt Morning)
ASPEN, CO (Jan. 29) – In his 10th and announced final Winter X Games, Casey Puckett (Aspen, CO) finished fifth in men’s skicross. A five-time Olympian, two-time X Games champion and three-time medalist, Puckett said it was his last run prior to the final, won by Canada’s Chris Del Bosco.
Casey Puckett finished fifth in the Winter X Games men's skicross
Puckett said it would be his final X Games appearance prior to the final
He has competed in 10 X Games where he has won three medals: two gold and a bronze
Puckett is a five-time Olympian competing as an alpine racer in 1994, '98, '02 and '06
He was a member of the Olympic skicross team in 2010 for the sport's debut