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June 14, 2001

Getting airtime

By Mike Nguyen

So what do the pros think about when they're hanging up there in the air?

"Either I'm thinking 'this is going to be better than I thought' or else I'm thinking 'this isn't looking too good' and that I better brace myself for a fall,'" said biker Jamie Bestwick.

"Watch out for the landing," said Bruce Crisman, another biking star.

"You need to make sure you're coming back on the ramp properly," said Matt Lindenmuth, an inline skating whiz. "It all [just] happens."

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