• Yuto Horigome Wins First Skateboarding Gold Medal, Jagger Eaton Wins Bronze

    1 month ago - By Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

    Japans Yuto Horigome entered the mens street competition at the 2020 Tokyo Games as one of the best street skaters in the world.
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  • Yuto Horigome of Japan wins first ever Olympic gold medal in skateboarding

    1 month ago - By Saint Louis Today

    TOKYO - Yuto Horigome of Japan wins first ever Olympic gold medal in skateboarding.
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  • Japan's Yuto Horigome Is the New King of Skateboarding After Winning the Sport's First Olympic Gold Medal

    Japan's Yuto Horigome Is the New King of Skateboarding After Winning the Sport's First Olympic Gold Medal

    1 month ago - By Time

    Skateboarding has a new king, and Japan has another fine reason to cheer these troubled Olympics. Yuto Horigome , 22, who served notice that he was a gold medal threat by winning at the Street Skateboarding World Championships in June, earned the sport's first Olympic gold medal in the sweaty heat on Sunday at Tokyo's Ariake Urban Park.
    When skating during his runs, Horigome almost looks effortless: Was he really trying? Falls in the finals didn't phase him. After putting in middling initial runs in the finals, he landed four monster tricks. And, when he knew he had the gold wrapped up, he...
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  • Japan's Horigome wins first ever Olympic skateboard gold

    Japan's Horigome wins first ever Olympic skateboard gold

    1 month ago - By Saint Louis Today

    TOKYO - Yuto Horigome of Japan won the first ever skateboarding competition at the Olympic Games, taking gold in men's street on Sunday in the city where he learned to skate as a kid and where his sport is...
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