Fan Favourite Potter Takes Best Whip Gold

Todd Potter claimed Gold in the Moto X Best Whip Final Friday night after he took more than half of the votes.

X Games 16 gave fans the chance to vote for their winner for the event held at The Staples Center in LA.

Todd Potter claimed top spot with 52% of the votes via text message, his nearest competitor being Australian Jarryd McNeil who managed 19% of the votes.

“I felt great tonight, and thank you for voting for me,” said Potter. “This event has always been good to me. I am already considering how I can take it to the next level for next year.”

The crowd reaction for the California native was immense every time Potter took his turn.

Rookie McNeil took his first X Games medal with 19% of the votes followed by Jeremy Stenbery with 11%.

Event Highlights

1.     Todd Potter          Temecula, Calif.                  52%
2.     Jarryd McNeil        Yarrawonga, Australia             19%
3.     Jeremy Stenberg      Winchester, Calif.                11%
4.     Beau Bamburg         Gresham, Ore.                     7%
5.     Josh Grant           Riverside, Calif.                 6%
6.     Josh Hansen          Murrieta, Calif.                  3%