Houston's journey to the center of the skateboarding world

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Friday, May 28, 2021
Skating through barriers
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Many people think you have to look a certain way to take part, but these Houston skateboarders say everyone is welcome!

HOUSTON, Texas -- Skateboarding has come a long way since it was first invented. It has evolved from a hobby to an art form, and it will debut as an official Olympic sport this summer.

Some still view skateboarding as a sport for white males. But these Houston skateboarders are breaking barriers - proving you can be any race, age, or gender to have fun!