X Games Austin: 10 Athletes To Watch For

Bob Burnquist. Bucky Lasek. Jamie Bestwick. Travis Pastrana.

Everybody knows those names, because those guys have all dominated the summer X Games, leaving their mark on their respective sports, while walking away with a few gold medals.  But there are a lot of athletes that make up extreme sports’ biggest event – about 150 total.

The amount of talent, from the first-time rookies, to the grizzled veterans, is impressive and with that many participants, it can be difficult to choose who to watch – but that’s why we’re here.  We’ve sifted through all of those athletes and chosen 10 guys – and gals – that will be must-watch TV in Austin.  So, without further adieu:

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