After coming short of the gold the previous two years, the king of X Games Skateboard Street had fans wondering if his reign as No. 1 was over. The nollie heelflip frontside noseblunt slide that capped his gold-medal-winning run in Minneapolis put those doubts to rest.
Mitchie Brusco is the only skateboarder to have landed a 1080 on a full-sized MegaRamp in competition. That trick, plus a backside flip Indy over the 50-foot gap, is what it took Brusco to finally win his first gold medal after 11 X Games appearances.
In the latest episode of “Skaters In Cars,” host Chris Nieratko picks up Element pros and cousins Julian Davidson and Nick Garcia, to check spots in Long Beach, California.
Watch the best of skateboarding from X Games Sydney 2018, including gold medal runs from Mariah Duran, Elliot Sloan and Nyjah Huston.
Watch Nyjah Huston’s gold-medal-winning run at X Games Sydney 2018.
Watch Kelvin Hoefler’s silver-medal-winning run in Men’s Skateboard Street at X Games Sydney 2018.
Shane O’neill lands switch bigspin flip to front boardslide to fakie down the big handrail at the end of his third run to take the bronze medal in Men’s Skateboard Street at X Games Sydney 2018.
Watch the full Men’s Skateboard Street Final from X Games Sydney 2018.
Luan Oliveira qualifies first in Men’s Skateboard Street at X Games Sydney 2018.
Watch Elliot Sloan’s gold-medal-winning run in Skateboard Big Air at X Games Sydney 2018.
Watch Rony Gomes’ silver-medal-winning run in Skateboard Big Air at X Games Sydney 2018.
Watch Trey Wood’s bronze-medal-winning run in Skateboard Big Air at X Games Sydney 2018.