Olympic Skateboarding And What It Means | World Skate SB

With only a few more days until skateboarding makes it official debut at the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo, we wanted to share the thoughts about this monumental event from a select few competitors that were headed to the big show. Featuring Bryce Wettstein (USA), Vincent Milou (FRA), Marilyn Arda Didal (PHI), Sky Brown (GBR), Andy Anderson (CAN), Leticia Bufoni (BRA), Lizzie Armanto (FIN), Felipe Gustavo (BRA), Roos Zwetsloot (NED), Mariah Duran (USA), Manny Santiago (PUR), and Nyjah Huston (USA).

And remember to tune in these next two weeks as these elite skateboarders take the biggest stage of their careers: July 25-26 (Street) and August 4-5 (Park).

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Women’s Finals: Runs and Best Tricks | Street Skateboarding World Championships 2021

The world’s best women street skateboarders were invited to Rome, Italy for the 2021 Street Skateboarding World Championships. In the finals, each competitor is given two run attempts and five best-trick attempts, with the top four scores being counted towards their final total score.

Not only are the stakes high to crown a World Champion, but this event also serves as the final qualification event for Tokyo. By the end of the event, all countries’ street skate athletes will be decided, making this a big moment in the world of skateboarding.

Competitors List:
Leticia Bufoni
Momiji Nishiya
Pamela Rosa
Mariah Duran
Funa Nakayama
Aori Nishimura
Rayssa Leal

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Meow Skateboards in “Grandma” | SKATE & CREATE x BEHIND THE TEAMS

Vanessa Torres respects the art of DIY skateboarding in the streets, and the Meow Skateboards crew respects its elders. In this BTS edit from Skate & Create, try to keep up as Kristin Ebeling, Mariah Duran, Christiana Means, and Poe Pinson set out to create and then skate as many DIY spots as they could find, with Grandma Torres and her new pro model walker leading the way.

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MARIAH DURAN: Everything I Did Was For Skateboarding | World of X Games

In the first few years of X Games competitions, Mariah Duran was still slinging pizzas and doing fundraising to earn the necessary money to travel to competitions. Then, in 2016, Duran earned her first silver medal, and everything changed. She took her earnings, bought a car and went into heavy production mode, which earned her more prestigious placings at comps and then the opportunity for her to skate full-time. Nowadays, the Women’s Skateboard Street podium has become a familiar place for Duran to land at X Games. But with competitions taking a back seat this year, Duran isn’t slowing down at all. Here, Brando’s World of X catches up at home with the Albuquerque native.

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Modern Lines presented by MTN DEW®

MTN DEW® presents Modern Lines: a one-of-a-kind skate experience grounded in style, flow, self-expression, creativity and fun. Modern Lines is all about reimagining what competitive skateboarding looks like. Curren Caples, Sean Malto, Mariah Duran, Chris Colbourn, Theotis Beasley, and friends pursue this passion by teaming up with the world’s best designers and builders to create a high-speed course where transition meets street. It’s all about stepping up, working together, and making something amazing that’s never been done before.

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Modern Lines Presented by MTN DEW® | BONUS EDIT (Just the Tricks)

MTN DEW® skateboarders Curren Caples, Sean Malto, Mariah Duran, Chris Colbourn, Theotis Beasley, and friends Mason Silva, Jenn Soto, and Jake Anderson come together for Modern Lines: a one-of-a-kind skate experience grounded in style, flow, self-expression, creativity and fun. Catch a peak at all the best tricks that went down in this action only Bonus Edit, and don’t miss the full Modern Lines show airing on World of X Games on ABC this Sunday, September 29th!

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Modern Lines Presented by MTN DEW® | Teaser

MTN DEW® presents Modern Lines: a one-of-a-kind skate experience grounded in style, flow, self-expression, creativity and fun. Modern Lines is all about reimagining what competitive skateboarding looks like. Curren Caples, Sean Malto, Mariah Duran, Chris Colbourn, Theotis Beasley, and friends pursue this passion by teaming up with the world’s best designers and builders to create a high-speed course where transition meets street. It’s all about stepping up, working together, and making something amazing that’s never been done before. Watch #DewModernLines on World of X Games on ABC, Sunday, September 29th.

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