Skateparks in B’luru are on the rise with youngsters showing an increased interest in skateboarding
BMXers and skateboarders speak to CE about the city’s new found love for action sports
The decision by the International Olympic Committee was expected after its executive board agreed to an initial list of 28 sports in December.
Merlin Dhanam is one among the eight skateboarders from India, and the only one from Puducherry, to be selected at the 59th National Roller Skating Championships in Mohali for the Asian Games.
Long before Japan began to rack up medals including a surfing silver and bronze, opinion polls showed younger generations were less interested in the Olympics.