Sam Adams (Brooks Institute of Photography)
Award of Excellence | Sports Portfolio
Kylie Trammell, left, of Valencia High School tires to stop Kelly Brookeshire, middle, and Alyssa Foutz of Buena High School from scoring the third and final goal of the game on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005 at Buena High School. Buena won the game 3-0 over Valencia.
Meghan Corso of Agoura Hills reacts as a team mate scores the second goal for them during their CIF-SS championship game against the Santa Barbara Dons on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006 at Rio Mesa High School in Oxnard, Calif.
Professional BMX rider Kelly Bolton carves on a wall in Santa Monica, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006. Bolton recently reached his dream of becoming a professional rider with a sponsor ship from Eastern Bikes.
Taylor Thompson, right, followed by Cody Mckenna roll around streets of San Diego, Cailf., in the early morning hours of Saturday, October 15, 2005. Thompson and Mckenna are a part of a larger group of BMX riders that traveled from Ventura County down to San Diego for a BMX competition called Biketober Fest which was held at the Claremont YMCA Skate Park later that day.
Travis Pastrana celebrates after pulling the first ever double back flip in a contest at the 12th Annual X-Games in Los Angeles, Calif., on Aug. 4, 2006.
Oxnard High's Seth Bradish slides off the court into Thousand Oaks High School Fans during their semi-final game on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006 at Pacifica High School in Oxnard, Calif. Thousand Oaks went on to win the game and advances to the CIF-SS Division 1A final against Ventura High School.
A BMX rider who goes by the name O'Doyle bails off his bike after a jump gone wrong during the 3rd Annual Double Ditch Jam in Albuquerque, NM on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006. Surprisingly the rider walked away with only a few minor scrapes with everyone shouting 'O'Doyle Rules!â€?
Professional motocross rider Ronnie Faisst does a back flip during practice at the 12th Annual X-Games in Los Angeles, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006.