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Burnquist wins Skateboard Big Air

Updated: June 30, 2012, 2:01 AM ET
By Colin Bane | XGames.com

LOS ANGELES -- Bob Burnquist was joking that he felt like a "kid-slapping grandpa" prior to Friday night's Skate Big Air Final in Los Angeles, after an injury on Tuesday left him hobbling around the X Games venue, leaving the new crop of under-16 skateboarders to soak up the spotlight this week.

When it came to the big show, however, Burnquist, 35, commenced with the teaching the kids a lesson: His huge switch backside 180 ollie over the 65-foot gap and forward-to-fakie indy grab 720 ...

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