BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL SKATEBOARDING
Being reintroduced after their last appearance at the
2008 Beijing Games.
Their reinstatement follows an invitation by the IOC for the host country to propose the temporary inclusion of additional events. They suggested women’s softball and men’s baseball, considering their popularity in
There will be two Olympic y p disciplines: p Park and Street. Park takes p place in a hollowed- hollowed-out out bowl that features a series of curved surfaces that rise steeply. p y Competitors p climb the curves at speed p and performmid- p perform mid-air air tricks. The Street involves competitors p showing off their skills or ““tricks” tricks” on a course that inclu includes stairs, handrails, curbs, benches, walls