July 3, 2012
The best tricks, biggest victories and other top moments from X Games LA 2012
The X Games are always full of surprises and I-can’t-believe-that-just-happened moments. On this page, we’ve captured the most incredible moments from X Games LA 2012 — the new tricks, the record-breaking stunts, the miraculous upsets and every spectacle in between.
P-Rod wins Skateboard Street
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. Watch video HERE.
Pastrana taken out in RallyCross
Travis Pastrana had the hole shot off the starting line in his qualifying heat when X Games rookie Andy Scott rammed him into the concrete wall from behind on the first turn, taking both drivers out for the remainder of the event. Watch the video HERE.
Bestwick six-peats in BMX Vert
Jamie Bestwick reminded everyone what it means to be untouchable. The 40-year-old routed his challengers by 14 points to complete just the second six-peat in X Games history Saturday night. Watch the video HERE.
Madison hurt in Moto X practice
Robbie Maddison’s long and gory injury history got worse Saturday when the popular Australian suffered a compound fracture during practice for Moto X Speed and Style on Saturday. Watch the video HERE.
Hot Wheels loop world record
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. Watch the video HERE.
Catch more X-Games LA 2012 Highlights HERE.
Tags: Andy Scott, Garret Reynolds, Greg Tracy, Jamie Bestwick, Matt Buyten, Robbie Maddison, Ronnie Renner, Summer X-Games, Tanner Foust, Toomas Heikkinen, Travis Pastrana, X-Games LA 2012, xgames.com