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The Rookies

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The New Batch

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Every year, new faces and names appear seemingly out of nowhere and rise to stardom at X Games. These are the young guns -- the teenagers and 20-somethings just breaking onto the pro circuit with nothing to prove and no expectations -- and the transplants -- the veterans from other disciplines who decide to try something new. No matter where they come from, they are all rookies making their X Games debut. Here are 10 rookies to watch at the upcoming X Games in Austin, Texas.