The art of skateboarding: From hobby to Olympic sport

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Monday, March 15, 2021
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Skateboarding has come a long way through the years. But many people think you have to look a certain way to take part. These Houston skateboarders are breaking down barriers and proving everyone is welcome!

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Skateboarding has come a long way since it was first invented. It has evolved from a hobby to an art form, and it is now an official Olympic sport.

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!

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