The year in action sports, 2012

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The year in action sports

Photograph By Roxy; Alli Sports; ESPN Images; Red Bull Content Pool; Rhino/Reda; Tom Servais

We are about to turn the page on the year that was 2012 in action sports, but first we decided to take a look back at the biggest action-sports stories of the year. Starting in January 2012, the year got off to a rocky start following the death of female freeskier Sarah Burke. Eventually we rebounded, made it through a few X Games (and even a hurricane) and are about to enter into a huge year for action sports and the X Games. For those of you along for the ride, here's a quick look back at the year in action sports.