Filipino skateboarders - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Filipino skateboarders


Didal, Panugalinog rule Asian online skateboarding tiff

Jun 21, 2020 - 11:16 PM

Cebuanos Margielyn Didal and Motic Panugalinog reign supreme in the Asian Skateboarding Championships 2020 Online Skate Lockdown Video Competition

GRIND. Tokyo Olympic hopeful Margielyn Didal continues to polish her skateboarding skills at home. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Rice is life: How Margielyn Didal copes with Olympic road diet

May 24, 2020 - 11:16 AM

Margielyn Didal's lifeline comes from a Filipino staple that is not readily available in other countries

FUELING OLYMPIC DREAMS. Margielyn Didal shares her diet as national athlete and Olympic hopeful. Photo from Instagram (@margielyndidal)

Didal rules 2 skateboard events in California

Nov 04, 2019 - 12:20 PM

Margielyn Didal reigns supreme in 3 categories combined in the Exposure All Women's Skateboarding Championships and Ladies Day at The Berrics

BIG EXPECTATIONS. Margielyn Didal is expected to dominate the upcoming SEA Games after winning gold in the Asian Games last year. File photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Filipina skaters Didal, Means chosen for Women's Battle at the Berrics

Oct 15, 2019 - 8:40 AM

The two compete against 14 other skateboarders in a bracket-style tournament of SKATE, which has rules based on the basketball game of HORSE

REPRESENT. Margielyn Didal will represent the Philippines, together with Christiana Means, in the first ever Women's Battle at the Berrics. Photo from Instagram/@margielyndidal

Didal crashes out of Skateboarding World Championship semis

Sep 22, 2019 - 6:59 PM

Margielyn Didal lands at 15th place in the semifinals with only the top 8 advancing to the championship round

MOVING FORWARD. Margielyn Didal will now turn her focus on the upcoming Southeast Asian Games, which the country will host late this year. File photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Margielyn Didal nails 5th in 2019 Street League Skateboarding Los Angeles

Jul 29, 2019 - 10:18 AM

Margielyn Didal makes history with the highest finish ever achieved by a Filipino in the Street League Skateboarding World Tour

HISTORY. Margielyn Didal's result improves her chances in qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo from Instagram (@margielyndidal)

New park gives Manila skaters a quarter pipe of their own

Mar 21, 2014 - 3:05 PM

Skateboarding has found a home in Metro Manila with the opening of the Mountain Dew Skate Park in Circuit Makati

HEAVEN IS A QUARTER PIPE. A local skater prepares to ollie the stairs on the opening day of the Mountain Dew Skate Park on Saturday, March 15, 2014. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler