Wade is probably the only athlete at X Games who got rifles from a sponsor for earning a medal. The Texan is a 7-time X Games medalist and legend among his peers, who respect his creative eye and willingness to go huge, consequences be damned. Big Air fits his "go big or why bother" philosophy, and he owns the XG record for highest air on the quarterpipe (23'3, set at Barcelona 2013). The 32-year-old new dad of baby boy Kotter Steele Wade is a a Krav Maga (self-defense) instructor and active in the firearm industry. He also frequently entertains the troops as part of Bikes Over Baghdad.
- XG Austin 2016 will be his 16th appearance. 7
- time XG medalist: 2 gold, 4 silver, 1 bronze.
- LA 2013 BMX Big Air gold medalist (in his 13th XG appearance); Austin 2016 Big Air Doubles gold medalist.
- XG Big Air height record holder: 23'3" from Barcelona 2013.
- Baby boy, Kotter Steele Wade, was born in February 2016.
- Lives in Tyler, TX, approximately 4 hours from Austin.
X Games Competition History
|X Games Austin 2015|| BMX Big Air||2nd|
|X Games Austin 2015|| DBL Big Air Doubles||1st|
|X Games Austin 2014|| BMX Big Air||2nd|
|X Games Los Angeles 2013|| BMX Big Air||1st|
|X Games Munich 2013|| BMX Big Air||2nd|
|X Games Barcelona 2013|| BMX Big Air||6th|
|X Games Foz do Iguaçu 2013|| BMX Big Air||3rd|
|X Games Foz do Iguaçu 2013|| BMX Park||10th|
|X Games Los Angeles 2012|| BMX Big Air||5th|
|X Games Los Angeles 2012|| BMX Park||19th|
|X Games 2010|| BMX Park||18th|
|X Games 2010|| BMX Big Air||5th|
|X Games 2009|| BMX Big Air||6th|
|X Games 2009|| BMX Park||18th|
|X Games 2008|| BMX Big Air||6th|
|X Games 2008|| BMX Park||10th|
|X Games 2007|| BMX Big Air||4th|
|X Games 2007|| BMX Park||10th|
|X Games 2006|| BMX Big Air||4th|
|X Games 2006|| BMX Park||2nd|
|X Games 2005|| BMX Park||7th|
|X Games 2004|| BMX Park||6th|
|X Games 2003|| BMX Park||7th|