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What's the Difference Between Park and Street Skateboarding?

Ready For Olympic Skateboarding? Here's How to Tell the Difference Between the 2 Disciplines

What Is Street Skateboarding?
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Skateboarding is making its Olympic debut in Tokyo, so what can you expect to see when you tune in? The first thing to know is that only two skateboarding disciplines will be competed at the Games: park and street. That means no Rocket Power-style half-pipes for vert skating or mega ramps for big air. Park and street are both competed on unique concrete courses where athletes show off a variety of intricate tricks, but you'll be able to tell the difference between them pretty quickly. Here's what you need to know.

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