There’s no doubt that you’ve seen or heard the “bring back dirt” slogan somewhere. It never really bothered me all that much that they took dirt out of the X Games. I took the whole bring back dirt “movement” as contest riders being bummed on having one less payday. There’s a lot more to dirt not being in the X Games than most people realize and a wide range of opinions on it. More on that to come. Until then check out this photo gallery of X Games Dirt’s past from ESPN.