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Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Updated: July 2, 5:03 AM ET
Top moments from X Games LA '12


The X Games are always full of surprises and I-can't-believe-that-just-happened moments. On this page, we've captured the most incredible moments from X Games LA 2012 -- the new tricks, the record-breaking stunts, the miraculous upsets and every spectacle in between.

P-Rod wins Skateboard Street
Paul "P-Rod" Rodriguez picked up his fourth Skateboard Street gold, giving him the record for the most Skateboard Street gold medals in X Games. Watch Video

Pastrana taken out in RallyCross
Travis Pastrana had the hole shot off the starting line in his qualifying heat when X Games rookie Andy Scott rammed him into the concrete wall from behind on the first turn, taking both drivers out for the remainder of the event. Watch Video

Bestwick six-peats in BMX Vert
Jamie Bestwick reminded everyone what it means to be untouchable. The 40-year-old routed his challengers by 14 points to complete just the second six-peat in X Games history Saturday night. Watch Video

Madison hurt in Moto X practice
Robbie Maddison's long and gory injury history got worse Saturday when the popular Australian suffered a compound fracture during practice for Moto X Speed and Style on Saturday. Watch Video

Hot Wheels loop world record
Tanner Foust and Greg Tracy drove side-by-side around a double vertical 66-foot Hot Wheels loop to set a world record on Saturday in front of a large crowd. Watch Video

Renner breaks Step Up record
The battle between Ronnie Renner and Matt Buyten continued as the two went jump-for-jump in Sony Moto X Step up Friday, with Renner ultimately beating Buyten's 2011 37-foot, record-breaking jump by 10 feet. Watch Video

Reynolds five-peats in BMX Street
With his undefeated streak in X Games BMX Street hanging in the balance, Garrett Reynolds delivered the highest-scoring run of a scintillating final to win his fifth straight gold medal and barely hold off X Games rookie Chad Kerley. Watch Video

RallyCross jump miscalculation
RallyCar driver Toomas Heikkinen undershot a jump in RallyCross practice and his car burst into flames. He was taken to a hospital with a left ankle injury and abdominal pain. He was awake and alert. Watch Video

The Big Air 900
Mitchie Brusco, 15, landed the first MegaRamp 900 in X Games competition during the Skateboard Big Air Eliminations on Thursday. Also during eliminations, Tom Schaar, 12, landed two 900s in the second heat. Watch Brusco Video Watch Schaar Video