Nugget’s good, maybe good enough to be in a TransWorld video.
It appears X Games has employed technology from the Navy to protect their camera men.
David “Gravity Defying” Gravette, drifting ollie to fakie.
That LA vato look. Bless it Nick Trapasso.
Jake Duncombe’s excited face.
Who better to oversee your nosegrind than Adam Dyet? David Gravette does it.
Elissa Steamer came in her relaxed attire. Women’s street isn’t until Sunday.
Omar Salazar appeases the fans.
Media and bros.
Chris Pastras handles the mic.
Tony Tave suffers the agony of… I’m not sure.
Gotta get the shoes ready. A pre-game lace-up.
Crooked grind. The new warm-up.
See. Sierra Fellers.
Nyjah goes front tailslide on the obstacle that’s an ode to that one spot in Miami. Reminds me of the Muska… the tailslide, I mean.
I ran into Phillipa Rattray, Keegan Sauder and John Rattray after the contest. There’s this thing on the Olympus where you can make people look like a drawing. I call it the Aha “Take On Me” feature.
Then, we went with Keegan Sauder over to the Big Air at the LA . Maybe it’s a little extreme, but the venue kept reminding me of the marching hammers part in Pink Floyd’s The Wall.
See what I’m talking about?
John Rattray said it didn’t look that steep. Then, he got close and he took it back.
Nothing like someone pulling a 540 to get some perspective. Couldn’t get any closer than this, but it gives you a good idea of how immense the thing is. Jake Brown won it. Bob got second.
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