Is the risk of BMX Big Air worth it?

X17's BMX Big Air competition was one of the most brutal MegaRamp contests to date

Updated: July 30, 2011, 5:02 PM ET
By Brian Tunney | ESPN.com

BMX Big Air at X Games 17 finished up Thursday with Steve McCann taking the win, but to be honest, it was a tough contest to watch. Throughout the night, the seven invited riders, including McCann, Chad Kagy, Vince Byron, Colton Satterfield, Zack Warden, Anthony Napolitan and Jed Mildon, all took punishingly harsh falls. And in the end, Kagy left on a stretcher with a leg injury, while the rest of the field limped away from the competition, bruised, battered and beaten down by the rigors of ...

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