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Jeff "Ox" Kargola: 1983-2011

Tes Sewell remembers fallen Metal Mulisha rider Jeff "Ox" Kargola

Updated: May 4, 2011, 6:39 PM ET
By Tes Sewell | ESPN Action Sports

At the 2005 Winter X Games FMX Best Trick, Jeff "Ox" Kargola pulled a huge one-handed, no-footed flip to one-handed, snowy landing. It seemed to be a winning trick, but then Ox's "boss," Metal Mulisha leader Brian Deegan threw the same trick. Deegan, who broke both wrists and his femur on the same jump just one year earlier, was the crowd favorite and the judges gave him the nod by just eight tenths of a point. But Ox was ecstatic with silver -- certainly the highlight of his FMX career -- ...

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