X Games Austin 2015: Skateboard Vert Interviews + Final Day Results

[Video] An exclusive behind-the-scenes look with Elliot Sloan, Alex Perelson, Jimmy Wilkins and others.

Josh Helmuthby Josh Helmuth

Put simply, X Games Austin lived up to the hype this year.

We saw tricks never seen before at the games. We saw a badass music lineup which included Metallica blowing up the National Anthem. We even saw legends redeem themselves yet again.

But what was the real atmosphere like leading up to competition. How did the top skateboarders in the world prepare?

By talking about Nicki Minaj’s a**. That’s how.

Well, and a little bit about the ramp.

Also: Colton Satterfield Makes BMX History

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The final day of competition Sunday also led to Bob Burnquist and Morgan Wade swiping a gold medal in the first ever Skateboard/BMX Big Air Double competition, Sheldon Creed winning his first X Games gold medal in Off-Road Truck Racing, Elliot Sloan taking gold in the the Skateboard Vert Best Trick jam and Nyjah Huston shutting out the field during the Monster Energy Men’s Skateboard Street. 

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Sunday’s X Games Austin Final Results

Skateboard/BMX Big Air Doubles Finals

1. Bob Burnquist, 90.00 (BRA)
1. Morgan Wade, 90.00 (USA)
2. Elliot Sloan, 80.00 (USA)
2. Steve McCann, 80.00 (AUS)
3. Tom Schaar, 70.00 (USA)
3. Zack Warden, 70.00 (USA)
4. Jake Brown, 49.00 (AUS)
4. Colton Satterfield, 49.00 (USA)

Skateboard Vert Best Trick Finals

1. Elliot Sloan, 98.00 (USA)
2. Bob Burnquist, 93.00 (BRA)
3. Sam Beckett, 90.00 (GBR)
4. Pierre-Luc Gagnon, 85.00 (CAN)
5. Sandro Dias, 84.00 (BRA)
6. Alex Perelson, 80.00 (USA)
7. Marcelo Bastos, 0.00 (BRA)
8. Jimmy Wilkins, 0.00 (USA)

Off-Road Truck Racing Finals

1. Sheldon Creed, 8:11.923 (USA)
2. Robby Gordon, 8:15.141 (USA)
3. Arie Luyendyk Jr., 7:57.705 (USA)
4. C.J. Greaves, 8:01.769 (USA)
5. Jerett Brooks, 8:06.758 (USA)
6. Burt Jenner, 8:09.341 (USA)
7. EJ Viso, 8:18.033 (USA)
8. Keegan Kincaid, 7:54.125 (USA)
9. Travis Pastrana, DNF -9 laps (USA)
10. Kyle LeDuc, DQ 7:54.736 (USA)

Monster Energy Skateboard Street Finals

1. Nyjah Huston, 94.00
2. Chaz Ortiz, 83.00
3. Ryan Sheckler, 82.00
4. Alec Majerus, 81.00
5. Ryan Decenzo, 80.33
6. Luan Oliveira, 75.00

Moto X Best Whip Finals

1. Jarryd McNeil, 59.00 (AUS)
2. Tom Parsons, 10.00 (USA)
3. Todd Potter, 10.00 (USA)
4. Josh Hansen, 9.00 (USA)
5. Jeremy Stenberg, 8.00 (USA)
6. Beau Bamburg, 3.00 (USA)
7. Edgar Torronteras 1.00 (ESP)
8. Josh Sheehan 1.00 (AUS)

Toyota Moto X QuarterPipe Finals

1. Thomas Pages, 95.33 (FRA)
2. Levi Sherwood, 93.00 (NZL)
3. Josh Sheehan, 87.33 (AUS)
4. Davi Johnson, 67.66 (USA)
5. Jey Rouanet, 65.00 (FRA)
6. Cameron Sinclair, 51.66 (AUS)

Josh Helmuth is the editor of CraveOnline Sports.