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12-Year-Old Skateboarders Sky Brown and Kokona Hiraki Just Qualified For the Olympics

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Eighty skateboarders have officially qualified for the Tokyo 2021 Olympics, and two names you'll want to watch out for are Sky Brown and Kokona Hiraki. Representing Great Britain and Japan, respectively, these skaters are ranked third and sixth in the world in the park discipline, which means they have a real shot of getting onto the podium. Even more impressive? They're both just 12 years old. If either Brown or Hiraki earn a medal, they'll be the youngest Olympic medalist since 1936.