Hawk: In the Nine-Light
Tony Hawk won gold in Skateboard Vert Best Trick on Sunday with a variation on the trick that blew up his name in 1999 the 900. Sandro Dias' 540 board varial (three panels across), netted the silver, and Andy Mac rounded out the podium after a collection of consistent crazers.
Tony Hawk is the most recognized and most brandable of all the skaters at X Games IX, and he reinforced his position as an icon of X Games vertical skateboarding by pulling the 900 in regulation time ...
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