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Colorado fires too close for comfort

Schwan, Reinhart concerned as flames approach homes in Colorado Springs

Originally Published: June 27, 2012
By Colin Bane | XGames.com

X Games competition is intense enough on its own, but the heat is really on for Jono Schwan and Rachel Reinhard, two skaters from Colorado Springs, Colo. competing in Los Angeles this week as wildfires threaten their houses and communities back home.

"My family's home is right in the path of the fire and our area is next in line to be evacuated," says Schwan, a late addition to the Skateboard Big Air field.

More than 100 homes near his neighborhood have burned, and his family ...

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