Liu Jiaming, a Hubei native, was selected to join China’s national skateboard team after winning a national championship. The sport has taken off in China ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, where it will feature for the first time.

Skateboarding: how China built team ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics – and why the sport is good for you

  • Skateboarding will feature in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and China has founded a national team and set up training corps around the country
  • We talk to national team member Liu Jiaming and Beijing skate park owner Yang Zi about the rise in the sport’s popularity in the country
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Liu Jiaming, a Hubei native, was selected to join China’s national skateboard team after winning a national championship. The sport has taken off in China ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, where it will feature for the first time.
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