X Games

James Woods at X Games

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His Belief

Photograph By Brett Wilhelm/ESPN

He came from a group of kids his age who were all exceptionally good skiers, says Woods' coach Pat Sharples. But I do believe even when he was a little kid, and a lot of kids were dreaming of going to the X Games and winning medals, he absolutely believed that it was going to happen. And it did. He made it happen for himself.