Sky Brown can’t believe she’ll be in the Games
Posted On July 21, 2021
By Baidurjo BhoseNew Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): Skateboarding will debut at the Tokyo Olympics along with four other sports. And Sky Brown, 13, is eager to step out and perform in Team Great Britain’s flagship event. The youngest member of the contingent, Sky still can’t believe she’ll be part of the Olympics.
Speaking to ANI, Sky said his goal is to get out there, have some fun and live the dream. In fact, she just wants to keep it simple and look like she skates like she does every day.
“It’s crazy I can’t believe it. It’s honestly more than I dreamed of because I never really thought about it. I’m so happy, so excited and I’m just going to skate like I did. do it everyday and make the most of my time, ”she said.
As athletes spoke about the difficulties of training for the flagship event due to COVID-19, Sky says that being able to skate anywhere has been a big help in preparing her for the event. the flagship event.
“It actually wasn’t that bad. Some skateboarding areas were closed and stuff – some of my favorites closed and that was a bummer – but like I said, skateboarding can be done anywhere anytime you want. You can workout on flat ground, you can go upstairs, you can use empty pools, and that’s really cool. That’s what I love in skateboarding, you can do it wherever you want, ”she smiles.
For a 13-year-old girl competing with the best in the business isn’t easy, but for Sky, her dad is her inspiration and she loved his skateboard.
“Well I don’t know – my dad skated – he built a mini-around in the backyard and my skateboard was my favorite toy and my dad’s skateboard was my favorite toy so I would play on it all day, go to the supermarket with it and go everywhere with it – and I don’t know, I guess my dad really inspired me. When he did it, it looked super cool and super fun and I wanted to do it – it looked really fun! “she explained.
Life for Sky is obviously not like other kids who go to school, study and come home to play with friends. Speaking ahead of the launch of “Reaching the Sky” on the discovery which is currently airing in India, the athlete said she felt very lucky and grateful.
“I feel really lucky. I’m super grateful. It made me a better person too. I have the best life ever and it makes me want to give back too. It’s really cool, it has made me a better person. of me a better person. I mean, I don’t think it’s hard at all. I mean I’m just enjoying my time, trying to improve myself. Honestly, it’s just fun “, a- she stressed.
Highlighting when she decided to go pro, Sky said, “I never really thought I wanted to go pro. I was just playing and getting better. I was skating with my dad, my friends and my brother and I was just playing. I was just trying to do new tricks and I guess it improved me and made me pro. I never really thought about it … [competing at the Olympics] that would be cool, but i was just having fun. “The child also explained how she decided to join the GB team.” I really wanted to do the Olympics when I first heard that they were going to be Olympic skateboarding, but my parents didn’t. he wants me for. They thought it would be too much pressure and competition. But Team GB skateboarding sent us a DM and texted us and faced us face to face and said, “Just get out there. There is no pressure. You can stop at any time. I feel like the UK is very relaxed and that’s why we thought UK was better and that’s why we did it. I begged my parents, they still said no but I begged and begged them and then they said okay, yes, “she revealed.
Sky is also excited that skateboarding is making its Games debut. “I think the whole world will see it and want to do it. I think skateboarding has definitely grown, but I think it’s going to get bigger and bigger after the Olympics. I can’t wait to see what happens. is happening, ”she said. sign. (ANI)