12-year-old Thai skateboarder gears up for Olympic debut

Bangkok (AFP) – At an indoor skatepark in central Bangkok, 12-year-old Vareeraya Sukasem gazes down the concrete ramp and in one smooth swift motion, propels her pink skateboard towards her target -– a steel handrail. The young Thai skateboarder, who will be one of the youngest athletes to compete in the Paris Olympics in August, is drilling her signature move, known as “the feeble”.


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