Skateboarding at the 2020 Olympics may have one big problem: Weed
Getting blazed and athletic prowess may seem like an unlikely combination, except in the world of competitive skateboarding.
Skateboarding is one of five new sports set to make their debut at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, but the International Olympic Committee (IOC) — like your uncle who wants to get down with the youth — may not be ready for the anti-establishment nature of skate culture.
Australia’s Tas Pappas, one of the world’s top skateboarders in the ’90s, has suggested the use of marijuana in skateboarding might dissuade athletes from wanting to compete at the Olympics. Read more…
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