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Not Quite Rivals -- Women's Enduro X's Maria Forsberg, Laia Sanz

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A New Leader

Photograph By Joshua Duplechian/ESPN

Spanish trials rider Laia Sanz joined the X Games Enduro X class for the first time this year, with her debut performance in April in Foz do Iguau, Brazil. Sanz won gold in Brazil, beating out Forsberg, who took silver. Sanz followed that up with another victory on her home turf at X Games Barcelona in May. Forsberg, again, got silver.