Filipino skaters - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Filipino skaters


PH speed skater Julian Macaraeg eyes first Winter Olympics medal

Jan 24, 2020 - 5:45 PM

Teen speed skater Julian Macaraeg targets a bigger goal despite falling short of a podium finish in the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games

BIG DREAMS. Filipino Julian Macaraeg makes history as the country's first speed skater in the Winter Youth Olympic Games. Photo from Philippine Short Track Speed Skating team

PH skaters hit ground running for 2024 Olympics

Mar 04, 2019 - 4:49 PM

Skateboarding has been approved as a regular event in the 2024 Paris Olympics

GIRL POWER. Margielyn Didal is one of the top Philippine bets for the Olympics. Photo from Warren Stuart’s Instagram (@wzahk)

Margielyn Didal skates way to TIME's 2018 most influential teens

Dec 10, 2018 - 4:02 PM

The 19-year-old Cebuana joins activists, actors, musicians, fellow athletes, and other teen prodigies in the list

TRAIL BLAZER. Margielyn Didal puts skateboarding in the country's limelight with a gold medal in the 2018 Asian Games. File photo by Mohd Rasfan