These disabled skaters aim for Paralympic inclusion
after the success of skateboarding in the Tokyo Olympics
LOCATION: Sao Paulo, Brazil
SOUNDBITE) (Portuguese) 24-YEAR-OLD BRAZILIAN SKATER, VINICIUS SARDI, SAYING:"Skateboarding is a really fantastic sport because everyone can practice in their own way, everyone has their own style. It doesn't matter if the guy has one leg or no legs, he's skating, and that's skateboarding! Skateboarding is about having a good time."
Skateboarding is hugely popular in Brazil
The country has produced some of the sport’s greatest exponents
(SOUNDBITE) (Portuguese) PRESIDENT OF THE BRAZILIAN SKATEBOARDING CONFEDERATION, EDUARDO MUSA, SAYING:
''Paraskate won't be in Paris (in 2024), we're running to see if we can make it to Los Angeles (in 2028), but my hope is that Paraskate will be included in Australia in 2032."