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X-Games medalist, Tyler native Morgan Wade stops by KETK

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POSTED: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 4:10pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 6:07pm

Tyler native Morgan Wade won a silver medal last weekend at the Austin X-Games.

The East Texan has now won five X-Games medals, including his first gold last year.

Wade says he started just fooling around outside his house with his brothers on his bike, and now he gets to compete all over the world.

He's passionate about growing the sport, and says he feels like the best way to create the next generation of local athletes is to build a new skatepark in Tyler.

Click the video above to hear more from the BMX star from East Texas.

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