Mariah Duran Named to First-Ever U.S. Olympic Skateboarding Team

Mariah Duran is headed to Tokyo…

The 24-year-old Latina skateboarder will lead the women’s street team, joined by Alexis Sablone and Alana Smith, at the COVID-19 postponed 2020 Tokyo Games.

Mariah Duran

Duran was the top American woman at worlds in seventh.

She’s officially part of the first-ever U.S. Olympic skateboarding team.

U.S. Olympic skateboarding team

“I heard that the Olympics was going to be in play. I was like, wow, I’m going to go for that. The Olympics and skateboarding in one sentence, it’s crazy even to think that you know,” Duran said.

Duran will compete in the Women’s Street division.

She’s a two-time X Games gold medalist, winning in Sydney in 2018 and Minneapolis in 2018.

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