Skateboarding Current Affairs, GK & News

Four new sports in Tokyo Olympics

Four new sports have been introduced in the Tokyo Olympics. They are karate, skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing. Karate Martial art, since the 1970s, has been a candidate for Olympic inclusion but the organizers never agreed to accept this sport until the Tokyo Games presented the perfect opportunity to showcase this sport from its homeland. ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Breakdancing to make next move in Olympic status at Paris 2024 Summer Games

The International Olympic Committee is all set to spin the menu of sports offerings on its head. The approval has got so close to add break dancing to the 2024 Summer Games in Paris. This decision was taken by the IOC’s executive board decided at its meeting on 26th March, 2019, in Lausanne, Switzerland. This ..

Topics: 

International Olympic Committee recommended adding Break dancing, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing to 2024 Paris Olympic Games

The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has recommended adding Break dancing, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing to the 2024 Paris Olympic Games when the full membership meets in June. A final decision must be made by the board in December 2020 after further monitoring of the four. The addition of these four ..

Topics: 

Skateboarding King Jay Adams Dies at 53

Skateboarding is an action sport where the rider performs various tricks and stunts with the skateboard. It started with a recreational activity but gradually transformed itself into full-time sport. It is said to have taken shape in 1950-60s when the surfers in California wanted a similar activity when the waves were flat. It was also ..

Month: 

Topics: