Dias sails past legends in Skateboard Vert
LOS ANGELES -- Sandro Dias closed his eyes and tipped back his head for a moment. After watching the last of the big names in Skateboard Vert fall to the ramp, he could finally relax.
Bucky Lasek, Bob Burnquist, Shaun White -- none of them could match Dias' first run and the Brazilian held on for his first Vert gold Thursday night on the opening day of the 12th X Games.
"I never felt like this before because it was very special for me,"
Dias said. "I've been trying for so many ...
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