AMIDST the fanfare of Hidilyn Diaz's return to the country, skateboarding Margielyn Didal also arrived in Manila following her respectable campaign in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Didal was in the plane that had Diaz along with her team as well as ...
2 days ago
MARGIELYN Didal may be leaving the 2020 Tokyo Olympics without a medal, but she's left quite an impression nonetheless, and surely gained lots of newfound friends.The Filipina bet finished seventh in the finals of the women's street skateboarding ...
4 days ago
WELL PLAYED, Margielyn Didal. Well played.Margielyn Didal meeting skateboard legend Tony Hawk is newsworthy enough. But Margie truly takes the moment to the next level with her caption."[T]his guy asked me to take a photo with him and I ...
6 days ago
WITH ONLY a few weeks left before the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, the Philippines is sending 19 athletes (as of July 2, 2021) in the hopes of bringing home the much-coveted gold.Among the 19 athletes are ten female athletes who will ...
Jul 2, 2021
A MONTH before the Tokyo Olympics, Margielyn Didal is trying to pack in as much prep time as she can before the biggest game of her life.She's not just training in her own personal skate park in the highlands of ...
Jun 27, 2021
ONE OF the main movers behind the "House of Vans" passed away today, the global shoe company said in a statement released on its social media pages. Paul Van Doren was 90. No cause of death has been confirmed by reports.His ...
May 8, 2021
MARGIELYN Didal knows what it's like to skate in the streets. And with the pandemic restrictions shutting down all venues, she's had to go back to it just so she can keep her Olympic dream alive."Since I started skating ...
Apr 21, 2021
REMEMBER when Olympic hopeful and SEA Games medalist Margielyn Didal asked for more skate parks?Looks like the powers that be are listening.More learning opportunities are now available for local skaters as Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno renovates Vitas Skate Park ...
Jul 21, 2020
THIS time it's the other way around.Various National Sports Associations (NSAs) have come to the help of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) in this time of the coronavirus pandemic by donating face masks and shields to frontliners manning the converted ...
Apr 18, 2020
MARGIELYN Didal claimed third place in the 26th Tampa Pro Competition Women's Open in Florida recently.Didal took the bronze in the street event behind Japanese skaters Hina Maeda and Yumeka Oda for a 1-2 finish.The Tampa event is ...
Mar 2, 2020
SOUTH Korean social satire Parasite may have rightly grabbed all the attention at the 92nd annual Academy Awards, but another sports-themed flick also caught our eye. Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl) was the year' ...
Feb 11, 2020
THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is urging National Sports Associations (NSAs) to look for alternative venues where their athletes can train especially those which were affected by the eruption of Taal volcano.The government sports agency made the directive Thursday as it ...
Jan 16, 2020
THE Philippines picked up three more gold medals in skateboarding at the close of the competition in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Christiana Means finally captured a gold medal in the SEA Games, winning the women's park event, while Jericho Jojit ...
Dec 8, 2019
MARGIELYN Didal won her second gold medal in the 30th Southeast Asian Games skateboarding competitions at the Tagaytay City Extreme Sports Complex.Didal scored 12.7 points in women's street, the same event where she won the gold in the ...
Dec 7, 2019
TAGAYTAY - Margielyn Didal and Daniel Ledermann swept the gold medals in the game of S.K.A.T.E. event in skateboarding on Thursday in the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the Sigtuna Hall here.Didal and Ledermann wowed the home fans ...
Dec 5, 2019
THE Philippines is assured of a gold in women's skateboarding after Margielyn Didal and Christiana Means beat Indonesian rivals in the semifinals on Wednesday at Sigtuna Hall in Tagaytay City.Didal, the reigning Asian Games champion, beat Nyimas Cinta while Means ...
Dec 4, 2019
IT TAKES a certain kind of person to get on a skateboard and bomb downhill at speeds you'd usually use on a national highway. What kind of person is that?"I wouldn't say it's craziness." Jaime de Lange - tall, ...
Nov 21, 2019
MARGIELYN Didal ruled the Exposure All Women's Skateboarding Championships in Huntington Beach, California as well as the Ladies Day at The Berrics in Los Angeles, California.According to the Skateboard and Roller Sports Association of the Philippines Facebook page, Didal captured ...
Nov 3, 2019
SKATEBOARDER Margielyn Didal hopes to get as much exposure as she can to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics next year.The life of the 21-year-old Cebuana has changed 180 degrees in the past 10 months since she bagged the gold ...
Jul 13, 2019
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Breakdancing moved a step closer to the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, and now organizers can look to book a street venue in Paris.Called breaking in Olympic circles, its medal debut was last October at the Buenos Aires Youth Summer ...
Jun 26, 2019
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