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2011 X Games 17 Photo Gallery

Check out all the action from X Games 17 held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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Best Whip is decided by the viewer with votes via text message.
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This is a whip not a flip! Jarryd McNeil took third in the Best Whip at X Games 17. He most likely would have placed higher if it was a judged event rather than a popularity contest.
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Jeremy "Twitch" Stenberg took the win in the Best Whip at X Games 17.
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Thomas Pages' whips were on point in Best Whip, but he only got 9% of the votes.
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Todd Potter was second in the X Games Best Whip Contest.
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The viewers of Best Whip at X Games 17 awarded Josh Hansen fourth place with 11% of the vote.
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Ronnie Renner was the early favorite in the Step-up competition at X Games 17, but he ended up in second as he could not clear the 37' mark.
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Myles Richmond earned a third in X Games Step Up.
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Matt Buyten took the win in Step Up and set a new record at 37-feet.
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Tommy Clowers was fifth in Step Up at X Games 17.
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Todd Potter was the first to be eliminated in Step Up at X Games 17.
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The General of the Metal Mulisha, Brian Deegan surprised the crowd with a fourth place in Step Up.
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Kyle Loza once again missed out on his biggest event of the year with chronic wrist problems.
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Taka Higashino's Superman Seatgrab Flip gave him fourth place in Best Trick.
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Cam Sinclair's Nac-Nac Double Back was only good enough for second in X Games Moto X Best Trick.
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Adam jones was sixth in X Games Moto X Best Trick.
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Todd Potter grabbed Kyle Loza's vacancy in Best Trick and took home fifth with a Cliffhanger Backflip.
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Josh Sheehan busted out a Double Backflip for third place in Best Trick.
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Mark Monea tried to up the ante with a No-hander Front Flip in Best Trick at X Games 17.
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The result of Mark Monea's No-hander Front Flip was a crash that took him out of the competition.
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Jackson Strong earned his first X Games Gold Medal with the first front flip landed in competition.
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Travis Pastrana went down hard on his second attempt at the TP Roll, ending his Pastranathon early with a broken right foot and ankle.
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Nate Adams is a favorite to win gold at this year's Freestyle Motocross competition.
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Nate Adams - no-handed backflip.
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Adam Jones - FMX practice
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Adam Jones - backflip combo
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Andre Villa preparing for FMX competition despite injury.
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Andrea Villa - backflip cliffhanger
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Andre Villa is not afraid to fully extend his tricks.
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Andre Villa went out in the first round of Moto X Freestyle at X Games 17.
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Adam Jones pulled out a silver medal at X Games 17 in Moto X Freestyle.
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Metal Mulisha whip expert Todd Potter was eliminated in Round One of Moto X Freestyle.
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Nate Adams celebrates another X Games Gold Medal.
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Nate Adams' use of the 360 in his Moto X Freestyle run earned him a X Games gold medal.
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Dany Torres' moves earned him a bronze at X Games 17.
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Andre Villa couldn't make it into the final round of Moto X Freestyle.
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Twitch was eliminated in the first heat of the Moto X Freestyle at X Games 17.
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Josh Sheehan crashed out of X Games 17 Moto X Freestyle.
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Taka Higashino missed a medal in Moto X Freestyle by five points.
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Adam Jones' fully extended tricks earned him a silver medal in Moto X Freestyle.
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Nate Adams on his way to an X Games gold.
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Dany Torres had great extension on his tricks at Moto X Freestyle.
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Todd Potter has been busy at X Games 17 having competed in four events.
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Jeremy Stenberg won a gold in Best Whip but went out early in Moto X Freestyle.
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Nate Adams - X Games 17
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Nate Adams achieving full extension through one of his backflips.
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Nate Adams - backflip with lazyboy variation
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Nate Adams taking gold in the X Games 17 Moto X Freestyle competition.
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Nate Adams (left) and Adam Jones - X Games 17
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Adam Jones - Cliffhanger backflip
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Adam Jones claimed silver at the 2011 X Games Freestyle competition.
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Andre Villa - X Games 17
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Nate Adams - X Games 17 Speed and Style practice
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Nate Adams - X Games 17
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Josh Hansen - X Games 17
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Adam Jones - X Games 17 Speed and Style practice
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Monster athlete Blake 'Bilko' Williams (center) parties it up at the Monster Energy party Saturday night at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.
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Monster Energy hosted a party Saturday night at the Grammy Museum in downtown Los Angeles.
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The beautiful Monster girls multi-tasking on the DJ table at the Monster party.
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MotoUSA sponsored Vicki Golden won her first X Games gold medal in Women's Moto X.
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Red Bull's Tara Gieger took the Silver in X Games Women's Moto X.
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Livia Lanceleot took home a bronze in her first appearance at the X Games.
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Sara Price went down on the first lap of the Women's Moto X finals and ended up fourth.
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Jeremy Stenberg bailed out in Speed and Style and left in a wheel chair.
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Nate Jones earned a second X Games 17 gold medal in Speed and Style, out-tricking Mike Mason.
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"Kung Fu" Ronnie Faisst beat Carey Hart in the bronze medal round of X Games Speed and Style.
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Mike Mason was first across the line in Speed and Style but ended up second.
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Carey Hart almost went down in the bronze medal round of Speed and Style and had to settle for a fourth place.
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Vicki Golden shows off her X Games gold medal.
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Taddy Blazusiak took home the first gold medal at X Games Enduro X
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Mike Brown earned a silver medal in the first-ever Enduro X event at X Games 17.
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Justin Soule was third at X Games 17 Enduro X.
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Destry Abbott battled with Ricky Dietrich in the LCQ. Abbott came out on top while Dietrich missed making the main.
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Geoff Aaron was fifth at Enduro X on his 2-wheel drive Honda.
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The racing was intense at X Games 17 Enduro X.
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No one can say Ryan hughes didn't give it everything he had. He crashed harder and more than anyone in Enduro X.
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Ryan Hughes and Taddy Blazusiak getting personal with the rock section at X Games 17 Enduro X.
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Rhino going down again. He never gave up no matter how hard the slam.
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The Enduro X at X Games had more crashes per minute than an intersection in Mumbai, India.
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Sara Price dislocated her shoulder in the Enduro X Women's but continued to race after popping her arm back into place.
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Maria Forsberg won the Enduro X Women's event at X Games 17.
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Tara Gieger came back from a crash right of the start to take second in X Games 17 Enduro X Women's.
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Kacy Martinez got held up with a crash in the rock section but remounted to take third place at Enduro X.
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Taddy Blazusiak - X Games Enduro X Gold Medal Winner.
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Tara Gieger and Kacy Martinez raced close near the end of Enduro X Women's.
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NOHO Drink hosted an X Games party at the Supperclub in Hollywood to celebrate the start of X Games competition.
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Taddy Blazusiak: "This track was a little bit more like the European tracks like we have back home, a little bit more spread out," Taddy commented. "You could hit the stuff faster, and that actually suits my riding style better. You just try to push yourself to the limit and that's what I tried to do and you had to make a decision in the split of a second."
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Taddy Blazusiak: "I'm really happy, I had a steady start, I wasn't going over my head and I just worked my way through."
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X Games 17 Women's Enduro X podium (from left to right): Tarah Gieger, Maria Forsberg and Kacy Martinez.
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X Games 17 Men's Enduro X podium (from left to right): Mike Brown, Taddy Blazusiak and Justin Soule.
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X Games 17 Enduro X track at Staples Center
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Husaberg's Joakim Ljunggren suffered a fall on the final lap and gave the last podium spot to Justin Soule.
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Obviously motorcycle are No. 1 but jumping cars is pretty cool too – 2011 X Games 17.
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Nate Adams (center) took the gold medal in Speed and Style.
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Red Bull’s Dany Torres finished third in Freestyle.
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Vicky Golden won the Womens Moto X at X Games.
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Tarah Geiger raced both the Women’s Enduro X and Moto X events.
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Jeremy “Twitch” Stenberg took a big crash in the Speed and Style compeititon.
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Taddy Blazusiak was unstoppable in Men’s Enduro X.
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Tarah Geiger blasts through the whoops in the Women’s Moto X race.