As mounting injuries and constant pain took its toll on his psyche, Nate Adams turned to religion to get him back on top.
Taka a look back at some career highlights of Nate Adams, the most decorated Moto X athlete in X Games history.
Take a look back at the top Moto X moments from X Games Los Angeles.
From Meghan Rutledge's near win to Nate Adams' triumphant return to Bucky Lasek's four-peat and more, X Games L.A. 2013 was an event for the history books.
Morgan Wade gets hist first gold in BMX Big Air while Nate Adams and Ronnie Renner score in Moto X on Day 2 of X Games L.A.
Taka Higashino three-peated in Moto X Freestyle and Eliot Sloan and Leticia Bufoni took skateboard gold on Day 1 of X Games Los Angeles
Take that Mother Nature! Freestyle will happen inside Staples Center at X Games L.A. after two consecutive cancellations because of bad weather.
Take a look back at the top 10 Moto X moments at X Games Munich.
Mike Mason takes second consecutive gold in Moto X Speed & Style at X Games Munich
Many Speed & Style riders are friends who practice together but they all want to beat each other at X Games.
Because of high winds, the Moto X Freestyle final was turned into an exhibition.
Some of the biggest names in FMX are aiming to stop Taka Higashino's gold-medal streak in Freestyle at X Games Barcelona.
The clean and cool Nate Adams replica helmet by HJC has all the safety features riders want.
Barcelona motocross fans are sure to wildly support hometown favorite Jose "El Loco" Miralles when he contends for Speed & Style gold at X Games.
Nate Adams has fought his way back from a career-threatening shoulder injury to get back to competing in freestyle motocross.
A busy FMX schedule and the sport's growing popularity worldwide helped create a global lineup for Moto X Freestyle at X Games Brazil.