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Rally 'round the Capitol: Austin's bid for The X Games


x games rally with the capital in the background
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x games rally waiting their turn
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x games rally  Nick Galvan, Michael Perry, Evan McNamara and Alex Stroud
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x games rally bmxer
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x games rally whole scene
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x games rally ogan Cogswell takes a break from skating
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x games rally Riders wait for their turns
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x games rally half pipe
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x games rally skateboard and redbull
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x games rally bmxer getting air
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x games rally Dimitrus Bartinelli poses for a photo
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x games rally  Jeremy Hrabal
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x games rally rider with tree
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x games rally Zeale performs on stage
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x games rally skateboard and capitol
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x games rally BMXers jump the ramp
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x games rally video
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x games rally video2
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x games rally Candyland performs
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x games rally  Candyland
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Wednesday night, skateboarders, BMXers and X-treme sports fans rallied at the Capitol in hopes of becoming the next city to host The X Games.

The rally took place between on South Congress between 10th and 11th streets. Ramps were assembled and local professional athletes shredded the scene.

Skaters waiting their turn on the ramp.

 Nick Galvan, Michael Perry, Evan McNamara and Alex Stroud.

BMXer doing a tailwhip on the course in downtown Austin.

The stage overlooking the ramps and courses.

Logan Cogswell takes a break from skating.

Riders wait for their turns.

Skateboard on the half pipe.

Skateboarder infront of the RedBull truck.

BMXer getting some air.

Dimitrus Bartinelli poses for a photo. 

Jeremy Hrabal watches riders on the jump.

BMXer.

Zeale performs on stage.

Skateboarder on the half pipe.

Doing tricks in front of the Capitol.

Audience members and X-Games officials enjoy a series of videos explaining Austin's appeal.

Audience members and X-Games officials enjoy a series of videos explaining Austin's appeal.

Candyland performs.

The band Candyland performs.

 

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