Youth Olympic Games 2014 : skaters and info

skateLab olympic games
From the 17th to the 27th august in Nanjing, China will be held the Youth Olympic Games and for the 1st time in history the skateboarding will be a part of the Olypic games! Street League Skateboarding (SLS) and the International Skateboarding Federation (ISF) announced a strategic partnership as the SLS endorses ISF recognition by the International Olympic Committee as the official skateboarding federation.
The International Skateboarding Federation (ISF) has been selected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to showcase skateboarding aside the Youth Olympic Games as part of the Nanjing 2014 Sports Lab. The ISF is producing two daily Street and Vert skateboard exhibitions featuring international athletes , famale and male skaters. The skatepark is a project of California Skatepark.

Featured Athletes for the demos:
Street:
Leticia Bufoni (F – Brazil)
Candy Jacobs (F – Netherlands)
Kelvin Hoefler (M – Brazil)
Tomas Vintr (M – Czech Republic)
Sean Malto (M – USA)
Chris Cole (M – USA)

Vert:
Lizzie Armanto (F – USA)
Karen Jonz (F – Brazil)
Renton Millar (M – Australia)
Marcelo Bastos (M – Brazil)
Paul-Luc Ronchetti (M – UK)

Delegates:

ISF President: Gary Ream
ISF Event Delegate: Don Bostick
ISF Athlete Delegate: Neal Hendrix
ISF Representative: Johan Andersson
ISF Announcer: Ryan Clements (street)
ISFAnnouncer: Vernon Laird (vert)

YOG official page
ISF offcial page

 

 

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