Behind The Scenes
Unearthed from the X Games vaults: Conan O’Brien, cub reporter
You never know when you’re going to find X Games alumni.
Our friends publicizing Winter X Aspen ’12, which runs Jan. 26-29 on ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC, uncovered this photo of talk show host Conan O’Brien and sidekick Andy Richter reporting from the 1996 X Games in Rhode Island.
O’Brien and Richter are seen interviewing BMX pro Dennis McCoy, who believe it or not still is competing these days at 44.
With 11-time Winter X Games gold medalist snowboarder – and fellow redhead — Shaun White scheduled to be the first guest tonight on Conan (11 ET/10 CT, TBS), there’s hope they’ll have time to reflect on this vintage photo.