HORIGOME Yuto wins the inaugural men’s street skateboarding Olympic event at Ariake Urban Sports Park.
After a gruelling seven rounds, the Japanese skateboarder took the title in style with a score of 37.18.
Brazil’s Kelvin Hoefler and Jagger Eaton of the USA scored 36.15 and 35.35 respectively to secure the silver and bronze medals and complete the podium for the first set of Olympic medals in men’s street skateboarding history.
One of skateboarding’s biggest stars, Nyjah Huston from the US, fell repeatedly trying to land tricks and placed 7th in the eight-man final.
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