The X Games has become a playground for the kids.
The second day of the extreme sports extravaganza at the Ventura County Fairgrounds saw 13 year olds capture gold on the vert ramp and the Skateboard Street and a 10 year old become the youngest-ever X Game competitor and medalist.
Reese Nelson, 10, won a silver medal in the Women’s Skateboard Vert. She was beaten out for the gold on a tremendous final run by Arisa Trew, 13, who became the first female to complete a 720 in competition.
On the dirt, X Games rookie Brady Baker, 20, pulled off a brilliant final run in then BMX Dirt to win his first gold medal.
Colby Raha rocketed his dirt bike 53 feet, 3 inches to win the Moto X QuarterPipe High Air. His previous best was 49 feet.
In Dirt Best Trick, Ryan Williams earned gold with a massive front flip, front bike flip. Rookie Kaden Stone achieved the first 1440 landed in competition to earn his first X Games medal.
Yuto Horigome beat an impressive field of competitors in the Men’s Skateboard Street Best Trick
“I am super happy and this is my dream,” said an emotional Horigome. “When I was young, I always watched the X Games on TV, so this is honestly a dream come true… I am so happy!” Braden Hoban clenched silver and Nyjah Houston made his return to the X Games podium claiming bronze.
Jose Torres of Argentina captured his first X Games gold, winning the BMX Park event.
Sunday’s final day of the X Games California will include four finals. Limited tickets still remain for sale at XGames.com