One of the most intriguing new faces to come out of the skate world is Brown. Through her father, Stu, who was born there, she will represent Britain in Tokyo 2020.
The skateboarding adolescent phenom, however, also has a unique connection to Japan because Sky was born there and Miko, the skating star’s mother, is Japanese.
When she fractured her skull following a terrible crash in 2020, her dedication to her sport was tested to the very extent.
The young star is a favourite to win a medal in Japan, so back the comeback now. Days before the Tokyo Olympics began, in July, she won a gold medal at the X-Games.
Sky Brown: The 13-Year-Old Who Overcame Life-Threatening Injuries to Compete at Tokyo 2020
Skateboard prodigy overcame a terrible accident to win the British national championship and the X Games crown in 2021 before competing in her sport’s Olympic debut.
She broke the record for the youngest athlete chosen to compete for Team GB at the Summer Olympics.
Which had stood for 93 years and dated back to Margery Hinton (13 years and 43 days old), who competed in swimming at the 1928 Games in Amsterdam.
But the young sensation has faced difficulties along the way to Tokyo.
She sustained potentially fatal wounds the previous year, which might have ended her skateboarding career and altered her life forever.
However, by some “miracle,” Brown recovered fully and is now ready to make her Olympic debut in the nation where she was born.
When Can I Watch Teenage Skating Phenomenon Sky Brown at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games?
On Wednesday, August 4, Sky Brown will make her Olympic debut in Tokyo 2020. What you need to see the 13-year-old in action is listed below.
Sky Brown, 13, will compete in the summer Olympics in Tokyo 2020 in 2021, becoming the country’s youngest-ever Olympian.
Sky Brown will compete in the Ariake Urban Sports Park on Wednesday, August 4.
The capital of Japan has added five new sports to the Olympic schedule, and skateboarding is one of them.
This means that women’s park prodigy Brown will participate in both her sport and her Olympic debut.
British-Japanese professional skateboarder and surfer Sky Brown (, Sukai Buraun, born 7 July 2008) competes for Great Britain.
She is the world’s youngest professional skateboarder and the winner of the Juniors season of the American television competition Dancing with the Stars.
She competed for Great Britain in the 2020 Summer Olympics, when she became the nation’s youngest-ever medalist by winning bronze in the park competition.