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Summer X sizzles with young stars

Updated: June 28, 2012, 10:13 AM ET
By Grace Coryell

More than 200 athletes will descend upon Los Angeles this week and put on a high-flying show at X Games LA. Many of the competitors are still in high school. A few are even younger. Here's a look at some of the young guns hoping to land on the podium at X Games Los Angeles 2012:

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Curren Caples, Ventura, Calif., 16: As the first X Games athlete to be born after the event launched in June 1995, Caples is a surf rat who throws massive frontside airs. During his ...

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