Mike Brown Wins X Games Enduro X Gold
Mike Brown earned his first-ever EnduroCross win in spectacular fashion and he picked a good one - at X Games 18 in front of a huge crowd and a live TV audience. He led from the start, but the treacherous track made the win an uncertainty until the very end. In fact, he nearly gave it away by getting stuck on a rock uphill on the last lap.
The fans inside the Staples Center were on their feet during the main event as there was a lot of action taking place throughout the field of 10 riders wo earned spots in the main. Brown, the FMF KTM factory rider, rode a great race and held a small lead at the finish over Cody Webb, the former AMA Trials Champion who is now a full-time EnduroCross competitor. Cory Graffunder rode his factory backed Husqvarna to the bronze medal position.