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The Olympic Games, the Commonwealth Games, sure. But the X Games? Michael Usher had to admit he’d never heard of them. But after a weekend in Los Angeles, he tells us they match the big ones for spectacle, skill and sheer adrenaline. The X Games are simply the best; the world’s best skateboarders, BMX bikers and freestyle motocross riders defying gravity and common sense, in pursuit of victory, fame and fortune. They’re almost beyond belief – as daring, as dangerous, as you can get. And naturally, because it’s sport, Australians are in the thick of it, thrilling the fans and frightening the life out of their friends and family.

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For forty years, 60 Minutes have been telling Australians the world’s greatest stories. Tales that changed history, our nation and our lives. Reporters Liz Hayes, Tom Steinfort, Tara Brown, Liam Bartlett and Sarah Abo look past the headlines because there is always a bigger picture. Sundays are for 60 Minutes.