Brian Deegan gallery
Brian Deegan, right, waits for a race with his dad, John Deegan, during their Team Green days in the 1980s.
X Games 2001
Brian Deegan placed third in Moto X Step Up at X Games in 2001.
Brian Deegan, center, won his first X Games gold medal in Moto X Best Trick at Winter X in 2002, while Mike Jones, left, won silver and Tommy Clowers took bronze.
Brian Deegan celebrates with his family in 2003 after winning a gold medal in Moto X Best Trick at X Games IX.
Back To Earth
Brian Deegan bails from his motorcycle during the Moto X Best Trick preliminaries in 2004 during Winter X Games VIII in Aspen, Colo.
Brian Deegan revels in victory after winning gold in Moto X Best Trick at the 2005 Winter X Games in Aspen, Colo.
Brian Deegan shows the fitness needed to be a champion freestyle motocross rider during a photo session in 2009.
Off Road Racing
Brian Deegan, right, competes in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series unlimited lite class against Heath Carpenter, center, and Chris Brandt, left, in 2009 at the Speedworld Off Road Park in Wittmann, Ariz.
Brian Deegan waits for the Rally Racing finals to start at the Los Angeles Coliseum during X Games 16. Deegan, who started in rally at X Games in 2009, was disqualified in Rally Racing at X Games 16 but was second in Rally X.
Psyched For Gold
Brian Deegan won gold in Rally X for the first time at X Games 17 in 2011 in Los Angeles.
2012 GRC Runner-up
Brian Deegan absorbs the landing on the gap jump en route to finishing second Sept. 29 during the Global RallyCross stop at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Coming Full Circle
Jim Downing, left, poses with Brian Deegan and son Haiden at Lake Elsinore MX park. Deegan runs No. 38 in rally and off-road racing in memory of Jim's son Bret Downing, who died in a bike accident at the track.