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See This 13-Year-Old Win an Olympic Medal

Best Life Logo By Allie Hogan of Best Life | Slide 1 of 5: This year's Olympic Games have featured some major changes to the competition, many of which are a direct result of the ongoing COVID pandemic. But some updates have nothing to do with the virus: The Tokyo Olympics mark the debut of skateboarding—both street and park style—in the Olympics. Fans have been eagerly anticipating the young talent and exciting tricks that the sport would bring. At 13, one young competitor just earned the first-ever gold medal in women's street skateboarding, with other teens placing behind her with silver and bronze medals. Read on to see the young Olympian who took this sport by storm.RELATED: McKayla Maroney Became an Olympic Icon a Decade Ago. See Her Now.Read the original article on Best Life.

See This 13-Year-Old Win an Olympic Medal

This year's Olympic Games have featured some major changes to the competition, many of which are a direct result of the ongoing COVID pandemic. But some updates have nothing to do with the virus: The Tokyo Olympics mark the debut of skateboarding—both street and park style—in the Olympics. Fans have been eagerly anticipating the young talent and exciting tricks that the sport would bring. At 13, one young competitor just earned the first-ever gold medal in women's street skateboarding, with other teens placing behind her with silver and bronze medals. Read on to see the young Olympian who took this sport by storm.

RELATED: McKayla Maroney Became an Olympic Icon a Decade Ago. See Her Now.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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