NINE ADVANCE TO TAKE ON RODRIGUEZ IN SKATE STREET FRIDAY
11-Year-Old Nyjah Huston Among Finalists
In the X Games 12 Skateboard Street Selection Session, held Thursday afternoon at the Home Depot Center, nine athletes led by Chris Cole advanced to Friday’s finals. In the finals, the group will be joined by 2005 X Games gold medalist Paul Rodriguez, who has an automatic bid into the finals as the reigning gold medalist.
The standings, heading into Friday,s finals are:
1. Paul Rodriguez Tarzana, Calif.
2. Chris Cole Statesville, N.C.
3. Greg Lutzka Huntington Beach, Calif.
4. Eric Koston San Bernadino, Calif.
5. Billy Marks Corona, Calif.
6. Nyjah Huston Davis, Calif.
7. Andrew Reynolds Winter Haven, Fla.
8. Ryan Sheckler San Clemente, Calif.
9. Jeremy Rogers Boston, Mass.
10. Rodolfo Ramos Florianopolis, Brazil
Huston, at 11 years old, is the youngest X Games competitor ever.
The Skateboard Street finals will begin Friday at 1 p.m. PT at the Home Depot Center.