Posts Categorized: Contest Results

Tom Schaar Takes Gold At Skateboard Big Air

Linking together a backside 720 over the gap before managing to somehow hold on to a 900 on the big quarter-pipe, Schaar not only became the second-youngest recipient of an X Games gold, but signalled the beginning of a new epoch in the evolution of this most enthralling of skateboarding’s sub-genres. There was an up… Reads more »

Skate & BMX Vert Finals Light Up Downtown Austin

AUSTIN, Texas — Jamie Bestwick won his ninth consecutive gold medal in BMX Vert on opening night of X Games Austin on Thursday, riding in the shadow of the Texas State Capitol building. Bestwick held off challenges from Simon Tabron and Dennis McCoy, who took silver and bronze, respectively. Thanks to big tricks like a… Reads more »