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fan support boosts rochester's majerus to skateboard final

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fan support boosts rochester's majerus to skateboard final

the nerves rochester's alec majerus felt before his first run in the street skateboarding qualifier subsided once he heard cheers for his name.no competitor had a larger contingent of fans than majerus, whose two identical scores of 77.66 placed him among 10 competitors who will skate in the saturday night final.he gave away all of the 30 tickets he had to family and friends, and he estimated about 50 people who he knew came to support him."there's so many kids who just bought tickets and came — like kids from middle school," majerus said afterward, with a beer that his friend gave him in his hand. "i'm like, 'what? you're here? sick, man.'"normally, majerus said, he's nervous during his entire run, but the fan support, most of which came from friends who hadn't seen him skate professionally before, made him excited.skaters had two runs through the course in the qualifier, and they'll get three in the finals. majerus, who won an x games bronze medal in street skateboarding in 2014, plans on saturday to do one of the same runs through the course that he did on friday. he'll move through it differently for his other two opportunities. aaron lavinsky, star tribune fans of rochester's alec majerus cheered him on during his second run in the x games skateboard street qualifiers friday afternoon. "if i'm going to win any contest, i feel like this is the one because i've got all of my family and friends here supporting me," he said. "so i just ...