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Living on the Edge: The Life of an Extreme Sport Star:Viki Gomez

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Extreme sports involve speed, height, a high level of physical exertion, and highly specialized gear. They are starting to draw big bucks. But, are the athletes putting too much on the line? These daring participants say extreme sports are all about the thrill, the rush of adrenaline they get. They're climbing higher, jumping farther and moving faster, all for sport. 

Extreme sports gained popularity in the 1990s due to X Games and the Extreme Sports Channel. The populartity of such greats as Tony Hawk, Shaun White and Viki Gomez has made the sport gain in popularity. Today, we have the honor of interviewing BMX World Champion Viki Gomez! Viki is the Professional BMX Flatland Rider – Madrid, Spain *World Champion 2015, 2010, 2005 – Int. Series *No.1 Flatlander 2015, 2013 – NORA Cup Awards