The end of Pastranathon

Travis Pastrana's crash ended Pastranathon but this is far from the end

Updated: July 30, 2011, 6:11 PM ET
By Alyssa Roenigk | ESPN.com

Travis Pastrana is human. That might seem obvious, but as the excitement of Pastranathon weekend built over the past few months, it was easy to lose sight of the fact that the larger-than-life image splashed across TV commercials, billboards and the side of Staples Center was attached to a 27-year-old athlete built of flesh and bone who was saddled with a superhuman amount of pressure and expectations. In all the excitement, his fans forgot. His sponsors forgot. It's possible, at times, ...

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