Huston wins Skateboard Street

Updated: July 31, 2011, 3:08 AM ET
By Colin Bane | ESPN.com

Sixteen-year-old skate sensation Nyjah Huston lived up to all the hype leading into X Games 17, edging out Brazilian skater Luan Oliveira and defending champ Ryan Sheckler to top the podium in Saturday's Skateboard Street finals.

Huston, who first popped up at the X Games as an 11-year-old in 2006 and won silver in both 2009 and 2010, shed his signature dreads in the lead-up to X Games and seems to have emerged with a new strength of purpose. Bangers in his bag of tricks for ...

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