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X Games 12 - Day 1

Staples Center
Staples Center hosts the 2006 X Games Twelve Skateboard Vert and BMX Freestyle Dirt finals. (Christine Cotter / LAT)
Sondro Dias
Sondro Dias fails on the skateboard ramp but eventually claims gold in the Men’s Vert competition on day 1. (Christine Cotter / LAT)
Dave Mirra
Dave Mirra with his gold bike gets ready for the start of the BMX Freestyle vert best trick inside Staples Center. (Lori Shepler / LAT)
Shaun White
Olympic gold medalist Shaun White soars during practice for the Skateboard Vert competition. (Christine Cotter / LAT)
Cameron White
August 3, 2007: Cameron White can’t quite clear the third jump during his first run in the BMX Freestyle Dirt finals at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Unfortunately, he crashed on all three of his runs but was credited with the first ever triple tail whip. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
Andy Macdonald
Andy Macdonald came close to a podium position eventually finishing fourth in the Men’s Vert finals at Staples Center. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
Dave Mirra
Dave Mirra with his gold bike takes 2nd place in the BMX Freestyle vert best trick. He later injured himself and bowed out of competition. (Lori Shepler / LAT)
Shaun White
Shaun White signs autographs during practice for the Skateboard Vert at the X Games. (Christine Cotter / LAT)
Corey Bohan
Australian Corey Bohan won, for the third straight year, the BMX Freestyle Dirt finals at Staples Center in Los Angeles. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
Bob Burnquist
August 3, 2007: Bob Burnquist was good enough for second place in the Men’s Vert finals at Staples Center in Los Angeles. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
Cara Beth-Burnside
Cara Beth-Burnside competes in the Vert Womens finals at Staples Center, and won. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
Tina Neff
Tina Neff turns into a drop during practice for the Vert Womens Finals at Staples Center. (Denny Lester / For the Times)
Corey Bohan
Australian Corey Bohan is all smiles after winning, for the third straight year, the BMX Freestyle Dirt finals. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
Shaun White
August 3, 2007: Olympic gold medalist Shaun White during practice of the Skateboard Vert at the X Games 2006 at the Staples Center. (Christine Cotter / LAT)
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