Nate Adams FMX career photo gallery
X Games Philadelphia 2001
After recovering from a career-threatening shoulder injury, Nate Adams worked his way back to the top of the podium in Moto X Speed & Style at X Games Los Angeles 2013. Take a look back at Adams through the years, including his first X Games in 2001 when he finished 12th in Best Trick.
X Games L.A. 2003
Adams won his first X Games medals in 2003 in Los Angeles, silvers in Best Trick and Freestyle.
X Games Aspen 2004
Summer or winter, it didn't stop Adams from earning another X Games medal. Here he does a backflip can can to win Moto X Best Trick bronze at X Games Aspen 2004.
X Games L.A. 2004
Adams picked up a silver here in Best Trick to go with his first X Games gold (Freestyle) in 2004 in Los Angeles.
X Games L.A. 2007
Adams earned a silver medal in Moto X Freestyle at X Games Los Angeles 2007.
RBXF Madrid 2007
These sequential images show Adams doing a cliffhanger backflip at the 2007 Red Bull X-Fighters stop in Madrid, where he finished third.
Moto X World Championships 2008
Adams won gold in Freestyle and Speed & Style at the Moto X World Championships in San Diego, Calif.
RBXF Fort Worth 2009
Adams claimed victory at the 2009 Red Bull X-Fighters stop in Fort Worth, Texas.
RBXF London 2009
Adams won the London round and clinched his first Red Bull X-Fighters season title Aug. 23, 2009, at the Battersea Power Station.
RBXF Cairo 2010
Adams soars in front of the pyramids in Al Jizah, outside Cairo, where he finished third in the Red Bull X-Fighters stop in 2010.
RBXF London 2010
Battersea was good to Adams again in 2010 when he finished second in the London round and wrapped up his second consecutive Red Bull X-Fighters season championship.
RBXF Poznan 2011
Adams won his third consecutive round Aug. 4, 2011, in the Red Bull X-Fighters world tour at Poznan, Poland. But he would have to sit out the season finale later in Sydney, Australia, because of a torn rotator cuff and bicep tendon and a cracked humerus bone, allowing Dany Torres to take the season title.
X Games L.A. 2011
In a year of highs and lows, Adams won gold here in Moto X Freestyle at X Games Los Angeles 2011. He also picked up gold in Speed & Style at X Games L.A.
X Games L.A. 2012
Even with his shoulder still not 100 percent, Adams earned silver in Speed & Style after losing the final to Mike Mason, left, at X Games Los Angeles 2012.
X Games L.A. 2013
Nate Adams passes Blake "Bilko" Williams in the final for Speed & Style at X Games Los Angeles 2013. Williams crashed on the third lap, allowing Adams to take the lead and secure his fourth X Games gold medal and 18th overall, the most Moto X medals in X Games history.