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Rune Glifberg has been apart of X Games since the beginning. He was on hand that first year in 1995 when the event was called Extreme Games and ESPN and the greater sporting landscape were still trying to wrap their respective heads around where action sports fit into the bigger picture. Nearly 20 years later, Rune is an icon in skateboarding, an eight-time X Games medal winner, and at 39 is still a contender for the podium every year.
The eyes of the BMX and greater action sports community are about to turn toward Austin, Texas. After nearly a decade of calling Los Angeles its home, Summer X Games opted for a makeover. In a town best known for SXSW and Longhorn football, action sports will aim to make itself known.
In the shadow of one of Japan’s most famous castles, Levi Sherwood established himself as a strong contender to become king of Red Bull X-Fighters in 2014. With more than 20,000 screaming fans cheering him on in Osaka, Sherwood staged another dominating performance to win his second X-Fighters event in a row to begin the season.