Tokyo Summer Olympic Skateboarding Schedule 2021 TV Guide, Live-Stream Info: It will be the first time in the history of the Olympic Games, Skateboarding will make its debut at Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games. Thus there is huge excitement among every Olympic fan to enjoy the Skateboarding program.
Here is our detailed information about Olympic 2021 Skateboarding at Tokyo 2021
How to watch Tokyo 2021 Olympics Skateboarding Live
Tokyo Olympic Skateboarding Schedule 2021
|Sunday 25 July||Men’s Street|
|Monday 26 July||Women’s Street|
|Wednesday 4 August||Women’s Park|
|Thursday 5 August||Men’s Park|
Tokyo Olympic 2021 Skateboarding Venue
The First Olympic Skateboarding contest will take place at Ariake Urban Sports Park in Tokyo.
Top Olympic Skateboarders To Watch at Tokyo 2021
Nyjah Huston from the USA is one of the best contest street skaters of all time. He has been nominated several times for the illustrious Thrasher Magazine’s Skater of the Year award. Yuto Horigome from Japan is also looking for the Olympic event, to make the most of it at the home town. He had finished as a runner-up to Houston at the World Skate/ SLS World Championships in 2019.
Leticia Bufoni, Nyjah’s best friend from Brazil is also among favorites for clinching the title in the women’s street skating event.
Also, there are some young competitors Pamela Rosa from Brazil, teenager Rayssa Leal, along with Japanese skater Aori Nishimura looking forward to the Olympic 2021 event.
Candy Jacobs of the Netherlands will also be in contention after signing a surprise deal with Tony Hawks Birdhouse skate company.
Sky Brown from Team GB also showed brilliant performance in 2019 and is pretty sure to grab top position at Tokyo 2021.
Lizzie Armanto from California will be representing Olympic Games from Finland. She is the only female competitor to compete in Tony Hawk’s infamous 360 loops.
Heimana Reynolds from the USA along with Tom Schaar is the top-ranked male contender in park skating. Shaun White a fellow American and triple Olympic champion in snowboard is less confirmed to participate in the summer games and is concentrating on snowboarding.
Olympic Skateboarding competition format at Tokyo 2021 Summer Olympics
Skateboarders are allowed to choose the route of their choice around the stairs, handrails, curbs, benches, walls, and slopes.
Some factors working out the scores are height, speed, originality, the difficulty of the tricks, execution, and composition.
When skateboarding first emerged, skaters initially used the drained swimming pools as the Park skating usually in the Venice Beach Area of Los Angeles. Skaters can achieve massive height on the steep curved inclines of the smooth bowls and also have the freedom to execute running action.
Here too the competitors were evaluated based on the difficulty and originality of their tricks.
Olympic Skateboard History
Skateboard for the first time will be introduced as one of the 33 sports programs in the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games. Also, it will be part of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. It was for the first time it made an appearance at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.