SI photographer Robert Beck was at the X Games in Los Angeles last week. Here are some of his best shots from the competition. Here is part of the BMX vert competition at the Nokia Theater.
Rob Lorifice received a bronze medal in the skateboard big air competition.
Through the looking glass, Mike McGill skates in the 2010 Games.
Shaun White gets some big air in the skateboard vert.
Intensely concentrating on the task at hand but looking rather horrified, Adam Taylor balances himself grinding a rail.
Mitchie Brusco works the vert ramp.
Here in the park competition, 36-year-old Andy MacDonald also competed in the vert, street and big air events.
The sun starts to set during the BMX big air ramp competition.
Australian skateboarder Jake Brown won the big air event of the Games.
Christian Hosoi performs in the Skateboard Park Legends final.
BMX legend Dave Mirra rally rides in the Games.
Dennis Enarson won the silver medal in the BMX street competition.
Jamie Bestwick won his seventh gold medal with a win in the BMX vert competition.
Riders come off the jump in the Moto X Super X.
Another shot of the Moto X Super X. Josh Grant was the men's gold-medal winner, while Ashley Fiolek captured the women's crown.
Travis Pastrana gets some big air in the Moto X Freestyle. He won the event by one point.
Sandro Dias is turned upside down to the camera in the skateboard vert.
Kevin Robinson does a trick in the BMX vert.
Shaun White gets up in the skateboard vert. He finished second in the competition.
A rider skates in the street event above the lens of the camera.