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The rise of Elliot Sloan

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Elliot Sloan

Photograph By Brett Wilhelm/ESPN

Eliott Sloan, seen here during Big Air practice at the 2013 X Games Foz do Iguacu in Foz do Iguau, Brazil. Sloan's performance in X Games Big Air contests -- arguably the most daring discipline in action sports -- elevated him to a new echelon. He won all four of his 2013 medals on the MegaRamp, adding two silver and a bronze to his gold, which ended Burnquist's three-year unbeaten streak.