Shanghai-flying X Games adventures

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The KIA X Games Asia concluded this weekend in Shanghai, China. Nearly 200 marquee action sports athletes competed for prize money and medals in three sport categories at KIC Jiangwan Sports Center.

Front Row correspondents Danny Chi and Jason Krutzsch — with an assist from photographer Charlie Xia — provide the pictures and captions in the slide show above.

* Seven-time X Games skateboard gold medalist Pierre-Luc Gagnon (a k a PLG, on right) and eight-time gold medalist Andy Macdonald dropped in on the mini-MegaRamp during practice.

* Vince Byron soared above the ramp on his way to winning BMX Vert gold on Day 2.

* Adam Taylor put on a show for the crowd competing in skateboard Mini-Mega on Day 3.

* On the medals stand, Zack Warden (center) celebrated with Vince Byron (left) and Chad Kagy (right) after winning gold in BMX Mini-Mega on Day 4.

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