Caught in the Crossfire on skateboarding in the 2020 Olympics

A reasoned look at the arguments for and against skateboarding joining the 2020 Olympics which manages to encompass economics, gender issues, allegations of corruption within the IOC and even bring Edward Said’s seminal essay ‘Orientalism’ to bear – Chris Lawton’s impassioned article for Caught in the Crossfire, backed up by the illustrative talents of George Yarnton, is one of the most insightful inspections of skateboarding and the Olympics you are likely to read. Hit the link to read, and props to all involved!


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