X Games Results: Day Two

Paul-Luc Rochetti, Skateboard Vert practice. Photo: Trevor Brown Jr./ESPN
Paul-Luc Rochetti, Skateboard Vert practice.

July 15, 2017 12:56 AM

32,000 founds found their way to U.S. Bank Stadium for day two of X Games Minneapolis.

Garrett Reynolds kicked things off in the evening winning his 9th gold medal in the BMX Street Finals with a top score of 89.3.


On the women's side, Aori Nishimura of Japan took the gold in the Women's Skateboard Street. At just 15 years old, she becomes becomes the first female Japanese skateboarder to win gold at X Games – this, after yesterday's victory by Moto Shibata in Men's Vert who likewise, accomplished the same feat for the men.

California's James Foster stole the show in the The Real Cost BMX Big Air. He took gold with a winning run which consisted of a backflip triple whip followed by a 17-foot 10-inch bar spin downslide triple tailwhip on the 27-foot quarterpipe. The run earned him a 94.33, barely edging out BMX Vert gold medalist Vince Byron.

The night was capped off with Levi Sherwood claiming his first X Games gold medal in the Pacifico Moto x Freestyle Finals.

Saturday is the weekend's busiest day of competition including finals for the Toyota Men’s BMX Park, Lifeproof Moto X Step Up, Women’s Skateboard Park, Moto X Best Whip, Monster Energy Moto X Best Trick, and finally, the Monster Energy Men’s Skateboard Street competition.   


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