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50 Most Influential People in Action Sports

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18: Tom Wallisch

Photograph By Joshua Duplechian/ESPN

When Tom Wallisch won Level 1's Super Unknown contest in 2007, he was a kid from Pittsburgh. Now, he's an X Games gold medalist with lots of fans (20,000 Twitter followers and more than 100,000 Facebook fans) and his own video project.