Kickflips, ollies, grinds and halfpipes could be coming to Toyko 2020!
Associate professor Holly Thorpe has just returned from Switzerland where she told the Olympic Programmes Commission that skateboarding is the action sport most young people would like for Olympic inclusion.
She talks to Kathryn Ryan
Along with Associate Professor Belinda Wheaton she surveyed 900 people in nine different languages and skateboarding was by far the most popular choice. It along with surfing, and sport-climbing have now been short-listed for Tokyo 2020