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New jacks need to recognize

Today's FMXer's have the OG's to thank for building the foundation of the sport.

Updated: July 15, 2010, 6:43 PM ET
By Ryan Leyba

This isn't really the most amazing blog post I've ever put up, but I had no other option but to school the youngins that don't know jack about FMX, or respect the elders. Before backflips, 360's and all that other crazy jazz, OG gangstas like Mike Metzger, Kris Rourke, Mike Cinqmars (RIP) and Carey Hart were laying down the foundation for what would become a legitimate X Games sport and worldwide phenomenon. The tricks weren't huge, but at the time they were the freakin' jam. Among my favorite ...

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