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Lasek Wins Skateboard Vert

Originally Published: August 15, 2003
By Keith Eric Davidson | EXPN.com

Bucky Lasek once again proved he is the best vert skater by cruising to X Games gold today at the Staples Center. His run appeared casual, but it was well-executed and full of tricks normally reserved for his character in Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 video game.

Andy Macdonald grabbed the silver medal with one of his best contests runs, and Flip's Rune Glifberg slipped into third.

Los Angeles, the birthplace of vertical skating, was the perfect location for this contest. Most of the ...

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