I’m a veteran competitive skateboarder. Here’s my take on the 2020 Olympics.

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Art: Ryan Hubbard

In less than two years, skateboarding will be in the Olympics. I spent my weekend at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires to get a better perspective of how that will work and my potential role in the process.

The politics and bureaucracy of making skateboarding an Olympic sport are complicated at best, but there are a few people up for the challenge, and they’re working tirelessly on skateboarding’s behalf. …


Tony Hawk

professional skateboarder, dad, videogame character, ceo, kid chauffeur, global hopscotcher, food explorer & public skatepark defender. I'm old; get over it.

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