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Top 10 Moments in X Games History

Photos of the top 10 Moments in the history of the X Games.

1996 - Fabiola da Silva Backflip
At the 1996 X Games, Fabiola da Silva of Brazil won a gold medal for a run that included the first ever backflip by a female inline skater.

1996 - Adventure Race to the Finish
After 600 miles of competing through New England in the Eastern United States, Team Kobeer and Team Eco-Internet race to a memorable neck and neck finish in the Extreme Adventure Racing competition of the 1996 X Games.

1998 - Four Way Snowboard Tie
At X Games V snowboarder Ben Hinkley competes in a jump-off with Kevin Jones Jason Borgstede, and Jim Rippey in Snowboard Big Air to break a 4 way tie in the finals. Kevin Jones took home the gold.

1999 - Tony Hawk Lands 900 Spin
After attempting the trick for years Tony Hawk landed the first ever 900 spin on a skateboard (2.5 rotations) just after regulation time in the skateboard vert competition at the 1999 X Games in San Francisco.

1999 - Travis Pastrana Near Perfect Run
At age 15, Travis Pastrana scored a nearly perfect first run - 99.0 - in the first ever Moto X freestyle competition at the 199 X Games in San Francisco, California.

2000 - Dave Mirra Double Backflip
In a gold medal run at X Games VI Dave Mirra sticks the first ever double backflip in stunt bike park.

2001 Taig Khris Double Backflip
Taig Khris accepting a gold medal on the award podium after he performed the first ever double back flip on aggressive inline skate vert competition at the 2001 X Games in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2001 - Bob Burnquist Best Run Ever
In his third and final run in the skateboard vert competition Bob Burnquist gives one of the best skateboard runs ever. he connects a switch kickflip Indy to a fakie-to-fakie 540 then to a darkside to fakie and more, without repeating a single trick.

2002 - Mike Metzger Back-to-Back Flips
The year of the backflip is taken even further at X Games VIII when Mike Metzger lands the first ever back-to-back backflips in the Moto X freestyle competition at the 2002 X Games in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2002 Mat Hoffman No-Hands 900 Spin
Mat Hoffman ("The Condor") lands a never before completed no-handed 900 spin in the bike stunt vert competition a the 2002 X Games in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


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