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Bob Burnquist hurt in Big Air practice

Updated: June 27, 2012, 9:30 PM ET
By Colin Bane | ESPN.com

Skateboarder Bob Burnquist left the X Games venue in Los Angeles in an ambulance on Tuesday after injuring his back during Big Air practice on the MegaRamp.

Burnquist, who has a permanent MegaRamp structure in his backyard, has won the Skateboard Big Air event three times since it was introduced at X Games and is considered to be a favorite in Thursday's elimination round and Friday's finals.

Preliminary X-ray results were negative for broken bones or spinal injuries, and Burnquist ...

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