Californian Jeremy Stenberg took top spot for the Moto X Best Whip competition at X Games 17 after impressing fans with his moves.
An excited Stenberg told media: “I am stoked to get this gold out of the way, I’m looking forward to two more X Games medals this week.”
Stenberg too an impressive 27 percent of the fan votes to take the Gold medal over three-time defending Gold medalist Todd Potter who collected 24 percent of the votes.
Jarryd McNeil took the bronze spot with 22 percent of the voting.
|1.||Jeremy Stenberg||13||Winchester, Calif.|
|2.||Todd Potter||3||Temecula, Calif.|
|3.||Jarryd McNeil||19||Yarrawonga, Australia|
|4.||Josh Hansen||18||Murrieta, Calif.|
|5.||Thomas Pages||20||Biarritz, France|
|6.||Nate Adams||7||Glendale, Ariz.|
Moto X Best Whip Overview
In Moto X Best Whip, riders showcase their ability to throw a 350-pound machine sideways and bring it back with style in a 10-minute jam format. This discipline is 100 percent fan judged, and their best attempt is voted in via test message.