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Skateboarding leaps into 2020 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee has announced that five new sports will be added to the Tokyo 2020 Games, including surfing and skateboarding.

The International Olympic Committee has announced that five new sports will be added to the Tokyo 2020 Games, including surfing and skateboarding.

Skateboarding has long been seen as a counter-culture sport, so can it really fit into the clean-cut world of the Olympic Games?

The BBC's Howard Johnson went to a skateboard event in Malmo, Sweden to find out.

  • 23 Aug
  • From the section Europe