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Jimmy Wilkins, the future of skate vert

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Jimmy Wilkins and X Games gold

Photograph By Brian Fick

At X Games Austin, Creature Skateboards team rider Jimmy Wilkins rose through the ranks of Skateboard Vert to claim his first X Games gold medal. And in the process, Wilkins became the youngest skateboarder in the history of the X Games to win gold in the Skate Vert discipline. Now back at home in Carlsbad, California, XGames.com caught up with Wilkins to learn more about the rising vert star.