“I worked my tail off for that thing. I can’t believe that I finally won,” said Renner before expressing gratitude towards the STAPLES Center crowd. “Thanks for keeping me motivated.”
Carmichael was also pleased with his finish. “The stakes were high, you know? Just going back and forth. And, my style has never been pretty. Just get the job done. I’m happy.”
Matt Buyten made the final three before failing to clear 33-feet.
Results of from ESPN X Games 15 MOTO X Step Up at STAPLES Center on July 30, 2009.
Name Hometown Height
1) Ricky Carmichael Havana, FL 34.00 feet
1) Ronnie Renner Tampa, FL 34.00 feet
3) Matt Buyten Minden, NV 33.00 feet
4) Jeremy McGrath Encinitas, CA 32.00 feet
5) Kevin Windham Centreville, MS 30.00 feet
6) Brian Deegan Bellevue, NE 26.00 feet