Young X Games stars upstage vets

Updated: June 28, 2012, 5:31 PM ET
By Colin Bane | ESPN.com

The generational shift in Skateboard Big Air came into crisp contrast on Wednesday as 12-year-old Tom Schaar took the spotlight at an X Games press conference, while defending Big Air champ Bob Burnquist, 35, waited in the wings.

Schaar, seated near the center of the group and fidgeting nervously, was introduced by the legendary Tony Hawk as "the first and only person to land a 1080 on a skateboard." Burnquist, who was injured in practice on Tuesday, admitted that he'd spent most of ...

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