As far as we can tell here at Jenkem HQ, the above video is a real promotion for a Chinese Olympic skateboarding camp. The boys and girls pushing triumphantly around a racetrack are all training to become skate robots for a spot on the Chinese Olympic skate team. I received the video from a skater named Andrew Guan. The CRSA opened a call to youth-oriented organizations — including schools, churches, community centers, or sport leagues of pretty much any kind — to train and nominate skateboarders to be considered for spots on the Olympic team. But smaller groups around the country are gathering no-name kids and training them to compete with the best. Currently, the CRSA claims to have training camps set up in six provinces.
White-hot Olympian Shaun focusing on a place in history
PV Sindhu ends title drought with dominant win over Nozomi Okuhara at BWF World Tour Finals
Rebecca Feldhaus Adams. Zhou is one of many teenagers who made it to the Winter Games. David J. The angst of teenage life can be overwhelming. The angst of being an adult and watching teenagers — some of whom aren't old enough to vote in the U. An impressive number of adolescents are not only competing in the Winter Games.
Georgian ice skaters perform national dance, claim Olympic Games spots [VIDEO]
He may make it all look incredibly natural, but US snowboarding legend Shaun White overcame a huge amount to win his third Olympic gold medal at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang Having won gold in the halfpipe at Torino and retained the title four years later in Vancouver, White finished a disappointing fourth at Sochi His event was evolving fast, with younger athletes and more ambitious tricks. PyeongChang And entering his second run on the slopes of the Republic of Korea, White, then 31, was trailing his younger rival, Ayumu Hirano from Japan, by a full point — a significant margin in snowboarding.
All rights reserved. PV Sindhu added more spice to her rivalry with Nozomi Okuhara by beating the Japanese player in the final of the World Tour Finals in China to lift her first title of the year on Sunday. She also became the first Indian to win the year-end elite tournament. Playing her third successive season-ending finale, Sindhu made a good, steady start in the opening game, taking a lead and having a five-point advantage at the first break. She extended her lead to before Okuhara reeled off four successive points to narrow the deficit.