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Morgan Wade competes to a gold in the (Credit: Getty Images)

Morgan Wade competes to a gold in the GoPro BMX Big Air Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Irwindale Event Center. (Aug. 2, 2013)

X Games Los Angeles

Scenes from the X Games in Los Angeles from Aug. 1-4.

Simone Barraco of Italy competes in the BMX
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Simone Barraco of Italy competes in the BMX Steet Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Event Deck at L. A. Live. (Aug. 3, 2013)

Dakota Roche competes in the BMX Steet Final
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Dakota Roche competes in the BMX Steet Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Event Deck at L. A. Live. (Aug. 3, 2013)

Dakota Roche competes in the BMX Steet Final
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Dakota Roche competes in the BMX Steet Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Event Deck at L. A. Live. (Aug. 3, 2013)

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Dennis Enarson competes in the BMX Steet Final
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Dennis Enarson competes in the BMX Steet Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Event Deck at L. A. Live. (Aug. 3, 2013)

Chad Kerley competes in the BMX Steet Final
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Chad Kerley competes in the BMX Steet Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Event Deck at L. A. Live. (Aug. 3, 2013)

Sean Sexton competes in the BMX Steet Final
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Sean Sexton competes in the BMX Steet Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Event Deck at L. A. Live. (Aug. 3, 2013)

Dennis Enarson competes in the BMX Steet Final
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Dennis Enarson competes in the BMX Steet Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Event Deck at L. A. Live. (Aug. 3, 2013)

Vince Byron of Australia reacts to his performance
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Vince Byron of Australia reacts to his performance in the GoPro BMX Big Air Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Irwindale Event Center in Irwindale, California. Byron finished with a silver. (Aug. 2, 2013)

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Kevin Robinson reacts to fans after his final
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Kevin Robinson reacts to fans after his final run in the GoPro BMX Big Air Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Irwindale Event Center in Irwindale, California. (Aug. 2, 2013)

Morgan Wade competes to a gold in the
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Morgan Wade competes to a gold in the GoPro BMX Big Air Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Irwindale Event Center. (Aug. 2, 2013)

Steve McCann of Australia lays on the ramp
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Steve McCann of Australia lays on the ramp after his fall in the GoPro BMX Big Air Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Irwindale Event Center in Irwindale, California. McCann would not compete after his fall. (Aug. 2, 2013)

Morgan Wade competes to a gold in the
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Morgan Wade competes to a gold in the GoPro BMX Big Air Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Irwindale Event Center. (Aug. 2, 2013)

Steve McCann of Australia lays on the ramp
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Steve McCann of Australia lays on the ramp after his fall in the GoPro BMX Big Air Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Irwindale Event Center in Irwindale, California. McCann would not compete after his fall. (Aug. 2, 2013)

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Steve McCann of Australia falls in the GoPro
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Steve McCann of Australia falls in the GoPro BMX Big Air Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Irwindale Event Center in Irwindale, California. McCann would not compete after his fall. (Aug. 2, 2013)

Vince Byron of Australia reacts to his performance
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Vince Byron of Australia reacts to his performance in the GoPro BMX Big Air Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Irwindale Event Center in Irwindale, California. Byron finished with a silver. (Aug. 2, 2013)

Steve McCann of Australia practices for the GoPro
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Steve McCann of Australia practices for the GoPro BMX Big Air Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Irwindale Event Center in Irwindale, California. (Aug. 2, 2013)

Steve McCann of Australia practices for the GoPro
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Steve McCann of Australia practices for the GoPro BMX Big Air Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Irwindale Event Center in Irwindale, California. (Aug. 2, 2013)

Vince Byron of Australia competes in the GoPro
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Vince Byron of Australia competes in the GoPro BMX Big Air Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Irwindale Event Center in Irwindale, California. Byron finished with a silver. (Aug 2, 2013)

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Vince Byron of Australia competes in the GoPro
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Vince Byron of Australia competes in the GoPro BMX Big Air Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Irwindale Event Center in Irwindale, California. (Aug. 2, 2013)

Colton Satterfield competes in the GoPro BMX Big
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Colton Satterfield competes in the GoPro BMX Big Air Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Irwindale Event Center in Irwindale, California. (Aug. 2, 2013)

Vince Byron of Australia competes in the GoPro
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Vince Byron of Australia competes in the GoPro BMX Big Air Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Irwindale Event Center in Irwindale, California. (Aug. 2, 2013)

A rider practrices for the GoPro BMX Big
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A rider practrices for the GoPro BMX Big Air Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Irwindale Event Center in Irwindale, California. (Aug. 2, 2013)

Vince Byron of Australia practices for the GoPro
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Vince Byron of Australia practices for the GoPro BMX Big Air Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Irwindale Event Center in Irwindale, California. (Aug. 2, 2013)

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Kevin Robinson competes in the GoPro BMX Big
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Kevin Robinson competes in the GoPro BMX Big Air Final during X Games Los Angeles at the Irwindale Event Center in Irwindale, California. (Aug. 2, 2013)

Nate Adams celebrates after defeating Blake Williams to
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Nate Adams celebrates after defeating Blake Williams to win the Moto X Speed and Style Gold medal at the X Games. (Aug. 2, 2013)

Nate Adams celebrates after defeating Blake Williams to
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Nate Adams celebrates after defeating Blake Williams to win the Moto X Speed and Style Gold medal at the X Games. (Aug. 2, 2013)

Blake Williams, right, led for much of the
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Blake Williams, right, led for much of the race but Nate Adams won the Moto X Speed and Style Gold medal at the X Games. (Aug. 2, 2013)

Nate Adams celebrates after defeating Blake Williams to
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Nate Adams celebrates after defeating Blake Williams to win the Moto X Speed and Style Gold medal at the X Games. (Aug. 2, 2013)

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Andre Villa demonstrates his technique during his Bronze
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Andre Villa demonstrates his technique during his Bronze medal victory over Matt Buyten during the Moto X Speed and Style at the X Games. (Aug. 2, 2013)

Blake Williams, right, and Nate Adams compete for
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Blake Williams, right, and Nate Adams compete for the gold medal in the Moto X Speed and Style at the X Games. (Aug. 2, 2013)

Ryan Sheckler rides the ramp before the Street
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Ryan Sheckler rides the ramp before the Street League Skateboarding Preliminary during X Games Los Angeles at the Event Deck at L.A. Live. (Aug. 2, 2013)

Ryan Sheckler attempts a trick before the Street
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Ryan Sheckler attempts a trick before the Street League Skateboarding Preliminary during X Games Los Angeles at the Event Deck. (Aug. 2, 2013)

Chris Cole attempts a rail slide before the
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Chris Cole attempts a rail slide before the Street League Skateboarding Preliminary during X Games Los Angeles at the Event Deck at L.A. Live. (Aug. 2, 2013)

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Nyjah Huston attempts a rail slide before the
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Nyjah Huston attempts a rail slide before the Street League Skateboarding Preliminary during X Games Los Angeles at the Event Deck at L.A. Live. (Aug. 2, 2013)

David Gonzalez of Colombia rides the ramp before
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David Gonzalez of Colombia rides the ramp before the Street League Skateboarding Preliminary during X Games Los Angeles at the Event Deck at L.A. Live. (Aug. 2, 2013)

Ryan Sheckler rides before the Street League Skateboarding
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Ryan Sheckler rides before the Street League Skateboarding Preliminary during X Games Los Angeles at the Event Deck at L.A. Live. (Aug. 2, 2013)

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 01: Sam Beckett
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LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 01: Sam Beckett of Great Britain practices on the Skateboard Vert during X Games Los Angeles at the Event Deck at L.A. Live on August 1, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Leticia Bufoni skates to a first place finish
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Leticia Bufoni skates to a first place finish in the Women's Skateboard Street final at the X Games in Los Angeles, California on August 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWNFREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

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Leticia Bufoni skates to a first place finish
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Leticia Bufoni skates to a first place finish in the Women's Skateboard Street final at the X Games in Los Angeles, California on August 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWNFREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

Alana Smith, 12, competes in the Women's Skateboard
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Alana Smith, 12, competes in the Women's Skateboard Street final at the X Games in Los Angeles, California on August 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWNFREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

Leticia Bufoni reacts after skating to a first
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Leticia Bufoni reacts after skating to a first place finish in the Women's Skateboard Street final at the X Games in Los Angeles, California on August 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWNFREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

Rachel Reinhard competes in the Women's Skateboard Street
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Rachel Reinhard competes in the Women's Skateboard Street final at the X Games in Los Angeles, California on August 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWNFREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

Alana Smith, 12, competes in the Women's Skateboard
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Alana Smith, 12, competes in the Women's Skateboard Street final at the X Games in Los Angeles, California on August 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWNFREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

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Leticia Bufoni is all smiles en route to
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Leticia Bufoni is all smiles en route to winning the Women's Skateboard Street final at the X Games in Los Angeles, California on August 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWNFREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

Raymond Warner executes a 360 degree flip during
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Raymond Warner executes a 360 degree flip during the Razor Demo at the X Games in Los Angeles, California on August 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWNFREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

Chandler Dunn executes a 360 degree flip during
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Chandler Dunn executes a 360 degree flip during the Razor Demo at the X Games in Los Angeles, California on August 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWNFREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

Samarria Brevard competes in the Women's Skateboard Street
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Samarria Brevard competes in the Women's Skateboard Street final at the X Games in Los Angeles, California on August 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWNFREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 01: Sandro Dias
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LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 01: Sandro Dias of Brazil practices on the Skateboard Vert in front of Jimmie Wilkins during X Games Los Angeles at the Event Deck at L.A. Live on August 1, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

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LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 01: Jimmie Wilkins
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LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 01: Jimmie Wilkins practices on the Skateboard Vert during X Games Los Angeles at the Event Deck at L.A. Live on August 1, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 01: Bucky Lasek
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LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 01: Bucky Lasek practices on the Skateboard Vert during X Games Los Angeles at the Event Deck at L.A. Live on August 1, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

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