Sheckler wins third X Games gold

Updated: August 3, 2010, 11:41 AM ET
By Micah Abrams | ESPN Action Sports

Ryan Sheckler has won his third X Games gold, edging Nyjah Huston by less than one point as the clock ticked down on Saturday's Super Final. Sheckler took the lead in his first of five runs, in what was essentially a warmup -- albeit a warmup that included a kickflip backside boardslide on the rail, backside kickflip down the gap, a huge switch kickflip that he barely landed and a backside tailslide down the ledge that earned him a 90.33.

With skaters given 45 seconds ...

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