The first event of the weekend was vert finals held in downtown Austin in front of the capital building with a huge crowd on hand to watch Jamie Bestwick win his ninth consecutive gold medal in X Games vert. Simon Tabron blasted insanely huge airs with stretched limbs for a well deserved second, and Dennis McCoy just proved once again how much of a bad-ass he is by busting a 900—after taking a gnarly slam on the first one he tried—DMC is 47 years old and doing 900s. Think about what most 47 year old dudes are doing. What a sick way to start off the weekend!

Results:

1. Jamie Bestwick
2. Simon Tabron
3. Dennis McCoy
4. Steve McCann
5. Coco Zurita
6. Mykel Larrin
7. Chad Kagy
8. Vince Byron

 

 

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