Japan won its third skateboarding gold in the sport's Olympic debut. 19-year-old Sakura Yosozumi earned gold and 12-year-old teammate Kokona Hiraki won silver. Britain's Sky Brown, 13, won the bronze.
Two of the winners are 13; the other is 16. It "could very well be the youngest Olympic podium ever," the official Olympics news outlet says.
Yuto Horigome won the first ever Olympic Gold medal in skateboarding. He dazzled as he soared, flipped and glided in the very neighborhood in Tokyo where he grew up.
Skateboarding is one of four new sports added to the Olympics this year. For skateboarders who have long loved their rebel status, performing in the mainstream Olympics is just a bit different.
A new Netflix movie called Skater Girl chronicles the journey of an Indian teenage girl who discovers a life-changing passion for skateboarding. It's also the story of Asha Gond.
The streets are full of skateboarders these days, and skate shops can hardly keep up with the demand. Why now? The answer might put a smile on your face.