You want rising stars? The Summer X Games has plenty of really young guns

Tom Schaar, 12, of Malibu, Calif., practices for the X Games (Ariana van den Akker / Los Angeles Times)

There are young stars and then there are REALLY young stars.

This weekend’s Summer X Games in Los Angeles has some really young stars: Jagger Eaton, 11, Tom Schaar, 12, and Trey Wood, 11. The trio (also friends) will compete on the MegaRamp in the Skateboard Big Air event beginning Thursday.

Is skateboarding turning into something like women’s gymnastics, where the youngest competitors tend to be the best? Read the story in the Los Angeles and get the lowdown.

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