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Women's skateboarding looks for something new

Originally Published: July 29, 2011
By Mary Buckheit | Special to espnW

This May, ESPN announced its plan to eliminate women's vert skateboarding from the X Games event lineup. This left the women of skate with just one official discipline, Skateboard Street, at the industry's annual mega event.

Since women's skateboarding at the X Games began in 2003, a number of additions, subtractions and general evolutions have transpired. Jam formats have changed, demos and exhibitions have been staged, the gender prize-purse discrepancy has been torn down and the ...

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