Photos by Tom Wallace More highlights from the 11th and final X Games in Los Angeles August 1-4, 2013 launched with all eyes on Japanese motocross phenom, Taka Higashino in Moto X Freestyle. For a record 3rd time, Higashino’s unique approach included a Kiss of Death backflip and a Rock Solid backflip in a pair […]
Taka Higashino Takes Gold in Moto X Freestyle, Bucky Lasek Makes History with Gold in Skateboard Vert, and Vickie Golden Makes Herstory with Bronze in Moto Whip, Among Other Highlights from the Last X Games in Los Angeles
BMX Freestyle Street Brings Greater Attention to the Growing Attraction of BMX, as Indicated at X Games with Garret Reynolds Five-Peat Win with a 540 Barspin Wallride
More great photos and moves from the X Games from June 28-July 1, 2012 in downtown LA took place in BMX Freestyle Street–—a genre of BMX competition which also includes Big Air, Park, and Vert. Street however deals within a manmade course that’s meant to replicate the urban landscape and obstacles that an average […]
Skateboarding Big Air Off 80-Foot Perches Stokes Fans at X Games 17 -Bob Burnquist Lands the Gold
One of the most exciting events at the X Games, Big Air skateboarding came with its fair share of thrills and chills and top skaters, including newcomer, 14-year-old Mitchie Brusco, threw massive tricks.
Shaun White Makes the U.S. Olympic Snowboard Team -Now How to Judge Him
New tricks and runs have kept the Grand Prix snowboarding qualifying events to the Olympics very exciting, yet pose a challenge for judges.
X Games Re-Instates Vert Competition After Heat from Pro Skaterboarders BMX Rider-What This Means about The State of Halfpipe Competitions, Including the Youth Olympic Games
Heated talks between ESPN X Games organizers such as Chris Stiepock and professional skateboarders such as Bobby Burnquist, Tony Hawk, and a slew of others (not to mention those flaming message boards on various skate-related sites and blogs) have caused the X Games to continue with its 13-year-tradition of holding a vert (a.k.a. halfpipe) competition for both skateboarding and BMX at the Summer X Games in Los Angeles in July.