Filipino street skateboarder Margielyn Didal shows off her skills at Hong Kong’s Lai Chi Kok Park Skatepark. She is in training for the Olympic Games in Tokyo in July. Photo: Jonathan WongFilipino street skateboarder Margielyn Didal shows off her skills at Hong Kong’s Lai Chi Kok Park Skatepark. She is in training for the Olympic Games in Tokyo in July. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Filipino street skateboarder Margielyn Didal shows off her skills at Hong Kong’s Lai Chi Kok Park Skatepark. She is in training for the Olympic Games in Tokyo in July. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Filipino 2020 Olympics skateboarding contender Margie Didal on the boarder vibe, growing up with nothing, and giving back

  • Margielyn Didal caught the skateboarding bug when she was 12. Now one of Asia’s best female skaters, she is training for this summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo
  • Growing up in Cebu City, the Philippines, she was chased by police for skating illegally on the streets – today they chase her for selfies
Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Filipino street skateboarder Margielyn Didal shows off her skills at Hong Kong’s Lai Chi Kok Park Skatepark. She is in training for the Olympic Games in Tokyo in July. Photo: Jonathan WongFilipino street skateboarder Margielyn Didal shows off her skills at Hong Kong’s Lai Chi Kok Park Skatepark. She is in training for the Olympic Games in Tokyo in July. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Filipino street skateboarder Margielyn Didal shows off her skills at Hong Kong’s Lai Chi Kok Park Skatepark. She is in training for the Olympic Games in Tokyo in July. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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