posted by Hannah Worster on March 23, 2013 10:35 AM
The Superpipe at night, part of the final destination for ESPN employees as they arrived at X Games in Tignes, France.
(Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images)
For the second stop on X Games’ 2013 global expansion – a six-event schedule that began in Aspen this past January and will conclude in Los Angeles in August – ESPN colleagues working the event find themselves in the southeast corner of France for X Games Tignes.
While they discover the mountainside scenery to be absolutely breathtaking, the intrepid souls also learn that jet lag can be a very real thing! A few of our co-workers kept travel logs for our internal website, In the Know (ITK). Here, Front Row is proud to share a sampling of those diaries that help represent the incredible dedication and devotion it takes to be part of the X team. continue reading…
posted by Mike Humes on March 20, 2013 3:29 PM
ESPN’s Andy Katz with President Barack Obama. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
Who says you never get a second chance to make a first impression? A year ago, ESPN features unit manager Denny Wolfe was scheduled to be a producer for President Barack Obama’s now-annual bracket completion exercise with ESPN.com senior writer Andy Katz. But a 2012 Selection Sunday hockey game left Wolfe with a concussion and strict orders from his wife and his coordinating producer not to travel. continue reading…