Olympic champion Nishiya Momiji wins skateboard women's street title at 2022 Dew Tour as Gavin Bottger claims men's park 

14-year-old Momiji and 15-year-old Bottger triumphed in a final dominated by teenagers on day two of 2022 Dew Tour in Des Moines, Iowa.

By Ash Tulloch
Picture by 2022 Getty Images

Teenage skateboarders reigned supreme at Dew Tour in Des Moines on Saturday (30 July).

Olympic champion Nishiya Momiji and USA's Gavin Bottger came out on top of their respective competitions after dominant performances.

Japan's Momiji, who is 14 years of age, claimed first place in the women’s street competition thanks to a stunning final run score of 95.33

Brazil's Pamela Rosa was second with 84.33 while 12-year-old Chloe Covell of Australia rounded out the women's podium after earning a 81.66-score in her first run of the day.

The men's park competition was just as thrilling.

Bottger came out in his first run and set the bar high with an 88.00-score that could not be beaten.

Speaking on the Dew Tour broadcast after the win, the 15-year-old was a little lost for words. "I'm on cloud nine. Everyone skated really good. Keegan's insane. Thank you."

Second place was claimed by Brazil's Luiz Francisco earning a 86.33 from the judges.

Meanwhile Tokyo 2020 gold medallist Keegan Palmer saved his best for last. In his third and final run the 19-year-old Australian secured third spot on the podium with a highest score of 85.00.

On Friday (29 July) Sky Brown took out first place in the women’s park competition with a winning run score of 89.66

Portugal's Gustavo Ribeiro won the men’s street final with an 89.00-score.


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