Skateboarding

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Sporting glory on hold as clubs struggle to cash in on GB’s Olympic success
Funding, facilities and the lockdown hangover take toll on recruitment despite Tokyo uplift

James Tapper

26, Sep, 2021 @6:45 AM

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Highs, lows and burritos: the Guardian’s standout Tokyo moments
Elaine Thompson-Herah was a star, the new sports shone and the hosts were friendly, despite not being able to attend

Guardian writers

09, Aug, 2021 @7:00 PM

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North Yorkshire town in row over battle to save skatepark
Team GB’s Olympic success puts pressure on councillors in Norton, who rejected plan to refurbish half-pipe

Jim Waterson

09, Aug, 2021 @12:07 PM

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Dreams set to crash as young Olympians’ skatepark closes
Future medal hopes in danger as park where skateboarders and BMX riders train shuts to make way for housing

Tom Wall

08, Aug, 2021 @7:45 AM

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Tokyo diary: so much for the ‘good news Games’
Young skateboarders raised spirits, but amid rising Covid cases the mood elsewhere was not so sunny

Andy Bull in Tokyo

08, Aug, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Top 10 moments of the Tokyo Games
From shared golds to mixed medley success for Team GB, here is a selection of memorable events from the Olympics

Tumaini Carayol in Tokyo

07, Aug, 2021 @7:17 PM

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Sky Brown helps ramp up UK girls’ interest in skateboarding
Thirteen-year-old’s Olympic bronze medal adds to boom in number of people picking up a board

Sarah Marsh

06, Aug, 2021 @9:13 AM

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Australia equals best Olympic medal tally with quickfire canoe and skateboard golds
Australia has equalled its best Olympic performance of all time, with two gold medals won in less than 30 minutes on an eventful Thursday afternoon

Kieran Pender in Tokyo

05, Aug, 2021 @1:48 PM

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From 12 to 66: who are Tokyo’s youngest and oldest Olympians?
Meet the skateboarding silver medallist and veteran equestrian proving age is but a number

Martin Belam

05, Aug, 2021 @1:46 PM

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Dallas Oberholzer: the 46-year-old Olympic skateboarder who fended off a jaguar
Janet Jackson’s old chauffeur is no ordinary Olympian and has another remarkable story to tell after competing

Andy Bull at Ariake Urban Sports Centre

05, Aug, 2021 @11:15 AM

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Australian skateboarder Kieran Woolley takes out – then fist bumps – cameraman
As a cameraman filming the men’s Olympic park event found out, it is not just the athletes performing gravity-defying tricks

Guardian sport

05, Aug, 2021 @3:17 AM

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics briefing: the skateboarding kids are alright
In today’s Olympics briefing: A need for speed. Plus big air and hitting the wall

Martin Belam

04, Aug, 2021 @3:55 PM

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