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X Games: Jeremy Stenberg is latest crash victim at X Games 17

July 30, 2011 |  9:05 pm

Jeremy-stenberg_150 Jeremy Stenberg became the latest victim of an X Games 17 competition accident when he crashed during the quarterfinals of the Moto X Speed & Style event on Saturday night.

Stenberg was in the third of the four-lap race against Carey Hart when he lost control of his motorcycle as he was going up a ramp to perform a trick. Stenberg was separated from his cycle and fell from several feet in the air, slamming feet-first onto the dirt before crashing onto his side.

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Paramedics tended to him for several minutes before he eventually waved to the crowd and was carried off on a stretcher.

An X Games spokeswoman said there is no official word on the nature of Stenberg’s injury.

Nate Adams, Ronnie Faisst and Mike Mason will join Hart in the semifinals.


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Photo: Jeremy Stenberg. Credit: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times