The first announced names for the Winter X Games Europe in Tignes have been announced and it looks like it's a pretty good start. There's a little while left so there will be many more names announced that I'm sure will be standard inclusions but for now let's see who's made the cut.

Women's slopestyle

Keri Herman

Kim Lamarre

Kaya Turski

Men's Slopestyle

Sammy Carlson

Andreas Hatveit

Russ Henshaw

JF Houle

James Woods

Men's Superpipe

Justin Dorey

Simon Dumont

Thomas Krief

Kevin Rolland, k

Torin Yater-Wallace

Women's Superpipe

Sarah Burke

Anais Caradeux

Devin Logan

That's the list of currently invited riders to the event and it will be growing as time goes on. Remember that the Winter X Games Tignes will be kicking off on March 14-16 and I'll be bringing you all the latest updates so keep your eyes firmly on Ski Union.