We're so pumped to see two Aussie legends taking on the world in the Olympics - we've seen both Logan Martin & Natalya Diehm win National Championships at RampFest recently... but as we get ready for tomorrow, let's have a look at the field and see who they're up against...
Mens Street Skateboarding made it's debut at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics over the weekend and Australia had Shane O'Neil representing us. He was up against a field full of amazing skaters from all over the world - including Nyjah Huston from the USA. So lets have a quick re-cap of the first ever Olympic Skateboarding competition...
Womens Street Skateboarding made it's debut at the Tokyo Olympics yesterday, and we were stoked to see all the girls our shredding. Including our young Aussie girl - Hayley Wilson. So if you missed it, let's have a look at what happened, and check the results for the first ever Womens Street Skateboarding Competition.
Following the story of our Australian Freestyle BMX Team qualifying for the Olympics, this article looks at the years 2020 & 2021 as Logan Martin, Brandon Loupos & Natalya Diehm trained through all the covid chaos, cancelled events and lockdowns that took over the world.
There was triumph and disaster ahead for the team, read on to find out more.
The Olympics is very different to most other events in that you can't just enter because you feel like it. So how do you get to the Games? How do Nations Qualify, how do athletes get chosen? We'll cover both of these topics for you in Part 3 of our Freestyle BMX Explained Series.
We'll also give you the list of athletes competing at Tokyo - including the Aussies to cheer for!