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In less than 24 hours, the City of Los Angeles will host the most extreme sporting event in the world: X Games 16. This four-day event is all about going big or going home, as skaters, BMX riders and gearheads all square off and try to capture a coveted X Games gold medal.

Athletes from all over the world compete in this extreme Olympics, spending countless hours training for their shot at the gold. It's fitting, however, that some of the top athletes training above and beyond the rest of the field happen to be STACKletes.

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In less than 24 hours, the City of Los Angeles will host the most extreme sporting event in the world: X Games 16. This four-day event is all about going big or going home, as skaters, BMX riders and gearheads all square off and try to capture a coveted X Games gold medal.

Athletes from all over the world compete in this extreme Olympics, spending countless hours training for their shot at the gold. It's fitting, however, that some of the top athletes training above and beyond the rest of the field happen to be STACKletes.

From heel-flipping skaters to high-flying BMXers to even Metal Mulisha General Brian Deegan [read STACK Magazine's one-on-one with the legendary rider], we've got it covered. Check out STACK's video stable of action athletes and see how they prepare for comps like X Games 16.

Skaters:

Pierre-Luc Gagnon
Events: Skate Big Air Rail Jam, Skate Vert, Skate Vert Best Trick

Danny Mayer
Event: Skate Vert

Ryan Sheckler
Event: Skate Street, Skate Park

BMX Rider:

Kevin Robinson
Events: BMX Big Air, BMX Vert

Moto X Riders:

Brian Deegan
Events: Moto X Speed & Style, Step Up

Ronnie Renner
Events: Moto X Speed & Style, Step Up

Rally Car Driver:

Brian Deegan
Events: Rally Racing, Super Rally

To make sure you're home in time to catch all the excitement [or have the DVR record it], head over to ESPN's X Games home page for the X Games 16 live telecast schedule . Just remember, all times listed are Eastern Standard Time and are subject to change.

Photo:  Shane Rutz


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