ESPN and X Games recently released a list of their 50 Most Influential People in Action Sports. The list not only includes the top extreme sports athletes, but various people behind the scenes that many may have not heard of. The list also included founders of popular websites such as Youtube and Twitter.

Here are some notable people included on the Top 50 Most Influential People list:

#2 – Travis Pastrana, Colin McRae and #7 Ken Block
Travis Pastrana, Ken Block

#48 – Jack Dorsey (Twitter) #25 – Chad Hurley and Steve Chen (Youtube)Twitter Youtube Founders

#1 – Kelly Slater
Kelly Slater

View the entire list of the top 50 most influential people in extreme sports by clicking here

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