Olympic Skateboarding Athlete Announcement

The List of Future Olympic Skateboarders is Official!!

With our final qualification event officially in the bag, we're happy to congratulate and announce the first 80 skateboarders headed to the 2021 Summer Olympic Games.

Tokyo is set to be the biggest stage skateboarding has ever seen, and as we inch closer to the date, it's all becoming that much more real. These athletes have put in ample amounts of work and just as much patience as they've combatted the ups-and-downs that have been presented throughout this new process. Each athlete has skated their hearts out to be among the elite group that will introduce skateboarding to the Olympic Games and it shows. By the looks of the list, it's safe to say we're going to see history made in more ways than one during the 2021 Summer Games.

Skateboarding's introduction to the Olympic Games is a long-awaited debut to the skateboard community that reaches all corners of the world. The list of qualifying athletes is diverse and will make for exciting events in all disciplines. We're going to see 18 different countries represented in Park, 17 countries in Street with a total of 26 different nationalities in the two events combined! With the best of the best going head to head this summer, this will be the first time we see a combination of household names and local heroes battling for a spot on the podium under watch from the entire world.

With Heimana Reynolds (USA) at the helm for Men's Park and Nyjah Huston (USA) leading the pack for Men's Street we can already expect great things. Behind Heimana in Men's Park is Cory Juneau (USA) ranked second and Luiz Francisco (BRA) ranked third. Closely behind Nyjah in Men's Street are Yuto Horigame (JAP) ranked second and Sora Shirai (JAP) ranked third.

Men’s Park Skateboarding

1 Heimana Reynolds USA

2 Cory Juneau USA

3 Luiz Francisco BRA

4 Pedro Barros BRA

5 Zion Wright USA

6 Keegan Palmer AUS

7 Oskar Rozenberg SWE

8 Pedro Quintas BRA

9 Ivan Federico ITA

10 Steven Pineiro PUE

11 Alessandro Mazzara ITA

12 Vincent Matheron FRA

13 Jaime Mateu SPA

14 Kieran Woolley AUS

15 Ayumu Hirano JPN

16 Tyler Edtmayer GER

17 Danny Leon SPA

18 Andy Anderson CAN

19 Rune Glifberg DEN

20 Dallas Oberholtzer RAS

Men’s Street Skateboarding

1 Nyjah Huston USA

2 Yuto Horigome JPN

3 Sora Shirai JPN

4 Kelvin Hoefler BRA

5 Gustavo Ribeiro POR

6 Aurelien Giraud FRA

7 Jake Ilardi USA

8 Jagger Eaton USA

9 Vincent Milou FRA

10 Matt Berger CAN

11 Manny Santiago PUR

12 Shane O'Neill AUS

13 Angelo Caro PER

14 Felipe Gustavo BRA

15 Yukito Aoki JPN

16 Giovanni Vianna BRA

17 Micky Papa CAN

18 Axel Cruysberghs BEL

19 Jhancarlos Gonzalez COL

20 Brandon Valjalo RSA

In Women's Park we have Misugu Okamoto (JAP) leading the pack. Behind her we have Sakura Yosozumi (JAP) ranked second and Sky Brown (UK) ranked at a close third. In Women's Street, we have Brazil's Pamela Rosa taking charge at the helm. Trailing close behind are Rayssa Leal (BRA) ranked second and Aori Nishimura (JPN) ranked third.

Women’s Park Skateboarding

1 Misugu Okamoto JPN

2 Sakura Yosozumi JPN

3 Sky Brown GBR

4 Poppy Starr Olsen AUS

5 Lizzie Armanto FIN

6 Kokona Hiraki JPN

7 Bryce Wettstein USA

8 Dora Varella Brazil BRA

9 Isadora Rodrigues Pacheco BRA

10 Brighton Zeuner USA

11 Jordyn Barratt USA

12 Yndiara Asp BRA

13 Julia Benedetti SPA

14 Lilly Stoephasius GER

15 Xin Zhang CHN

16 Madeleine Larcheron FRA

17 Amelia Brodka POL

18 Josefina Tapia Varas CHI

19 Bombette Martin GBR

20 Melissa Williams RSA

Women’s Street Skateboarding

1 Pamela Rosa BRA

2 Rayssa Leal BRA

3 Aori Nishimura JPN

4 Leticia Bufoni BRA

5 Momiji Nishiya JPN

6 Mariah Duran USA

7 Roos Zwetsloot NED

8 Candy Jacobs NED

9 Hayley Wilson AUS

10 Funa Nakayama JPN

11 Alexis Sablone USA

12 Keet Oldenbeuving NED

13 Margielyn Arda Didal PHI

14 Alana Smith USA

15 Wenhui Zeng CHN

16 Lore Bruggeman BEL

17 Julia Brueckler AUT

18 Charlotte Hym FRA

19 Asia Lanzi ITA

20 Boipelo Awuah RSA

These skateboarders will be showcasing to the world what it looks like when years of training and relentless effort is combined with opportunity. Expect great things from all the athletes involved. When you wrangle the best skateboarders in the world and throw them under the microscope, they'll prove—as skateboarders do—that they can take on any obstacle that lies ahead.

Tune in this summer as these elite skateboarders show the entire world what skateboarding is all about: July 25-26 (Street) and August 4-5 (Park).

About World Skate

World Skate, founded in 1924 in Switzerland, works to unify the unique characteristics of skateboarding and roller sports, and to promote their global development. By providing a modern platform for the management of all disciplines, it supports autonomy and fosters authenticity in their governance. World Skate currently recognizes 135 National Federations and is the IOC recognized governing body for skateboarding. For more information, please visit www.worldskatesb.com

Contacts communication@worldskate.org

Simona Mercuri, World Skate Communication Manager

Jeff Landi, World Skate SB Communication Manager

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