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X Games 2012 Results

Jul 02, 2012

X Games 2012 is in the record books and it was a roller coaster as usual. At the games in Los Angeles, there was a 6 peat champion performance, a new world record, and new youngest athletes to ever take on the comeptition at the games ever. Here are the results...

Youngest X Gamer Ever

Jagger Eaton, 11, became the youngest comeptitor at the X Games ever. Jagger is a skateboard wizard and he took on all of his skateboarding heros and lost... but don't worry Jags, time is definitely on your side!

 

Big Time Talent

Paul "P-Rod" Rodriguez picked up his fourth Skateboard Street gold, giving him the record for the most Skateboard Street gold medals in X Games.

Mitchie Brusco, 15, landed the first MegaRamp 900 in X Games competition during the Skateboard Big Air Eliminations on Thursday. Also during eliminations, Tom Schaar, 12, landed two 900s in the second heat.

High Flying MitchieMitchie BruscoCourtesy of X Games
 

Jamie Bestwickreminded everyone what it means to be untouchable. The 40-year-old schooled his challengers by 14 points to complete just the second six-peat in X Games history Saturday night. The other six-peat champions are Tony Hawk and Andy McDonald and next year, Jamie has a chance to become the only 7-peat champion at the Games.

Best for BestwickJamie BestwickCourtesy of X Games
 

With his undefeated streak in X Games BMX Street hanging in the balance, Garrett Reynolds delivered the highest-scoring run of an exciting final to win his fifth straight gold medal and barely hold off X Games rookie Chad Kerley.

The battle between Ronnie Renner and Matt Buyten continued as the two went jump-for-jump in Sony Moto X Step up Friday, with Ronnie ultimately beating Matt's  2011 37-foot record-breaking jump by 10 feet.

Moto X at the X GamesMoto Cross MasterCourtesy of X Games
 

World Record Whirl

Tanner Foust and Greg Tracy drove side-by-side around a double vertical 66-foot Hot Wheels loop to set a world record on Saturday in front of a large crowd.

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unicornsrule626
"rainbowpoptart" wrote:I hate to be that person who pulls out the dictionary, buuuuut let's look at the definitions for sport (athleticism wise).competitive physical activity: an individual or group competitive activity involving physical exertion or skill, governed by rules, and sometimes engaged in professionallyDoes cheerleading fit under this definition? Yes.pastime: an active pastime participated in for pleasure or exercise Oh look, cheerleading fits under this definition too.Being a cheerleader requires a certain amount of physical fitness. You need to be strong, flexible, and energetic, which are all things not everyone has.It is a form of exercise and entertainment.It is a sport.Is one variant more challenging than the other? Yes, but that does not devalue anything.Not everyone is going to be able to understand the difficulties cheerleaders go through, and that's perfectly fine. Every sport is dangerous, some are just more obvious than others. When people are good at what they do, they make things seem easy. very well said! I was a cheerleader for 2 years until  I aged out, but let ,e tell you, they were 2 of the best,sweaty and most fun years I have ever had
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rainbowpoptart
I hate to be that person who pulls out the dictionary, buuuuut let's look at the definitions for sport (athleticism wise). competitive physical activity: an individual or group competitive activity involving physical exertion or skill, governed by rules, and sometimes engaged in professionally Does cheerleading fit under this definition? Yes. pastime: an active pastime participated in for pleasure or exercise  Oh look, cheerleading fits under this definition too. Being a cheerleader requires a certain amount of physical fitness. You need to be strong, flexible, and energetic, which are all things not everyone has. It is a form of exercise and entertainment. It is a sport. Is one variant more challenging than the other? Yes, but that does not devalue anything. Not everyone is going to be able to understand the difficulties cheerleaders go through, and that's perfectly fine. Every sport is dangerous, some are just more obvious than others. When people are good at what they do, they make things seem easy.
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angelover4
CHEERLEADING IS LIKE DANCE GYMNASTICS MIXED TOGETHER WITH WORDS. AND DANCE AND GYMNASTICS ARE CONSIDERED SPORTS.
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angelover4
I BELIVE ITS A SPORT JUST LIKE I THINK GYMNASTICS IS A SPORT.
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angelover4
I BEL ITS A SPORT JUS TLIKE I THINK GYMNASTICS IS A SPORT.
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