Podcast: Nyjah Huston talks skateboarding, Tony Hawk game, and representing USA at the Olympics

About this episode

USA's Nyjah Huston is one of the greatest skateboarders of his generation. His goal is to become the very first male street skateboarding Olympic champion when the sport makes its Games debut at Tokyo 2020 in 2021. With that event just three months away we spoke to Nyjah about his perfect skate crew, his Olympic dream, and dealing with pressure. Plus, how it feels to play as himself in the Tony Hawk video game.

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What is the Olympic Channel Podcast?

A sport podcast, hosted by Ed Knowles, each episode of the Olympic Channel Podcast aims to inspire and motivate you with interviews from the world's best athletes. Discover the workouts and mentality it takes to succeed in one of the planet's toughest tests: the Olympic Games. Whether it's wrestling, swimming, figure skating, weightlifting, or gymnastics - this sports podcast will have you living your best life in no time. Past guests include four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles, Olympic champion wrestler Jordan Burroughs, world champion sprinter Dina Asher-Smith, and double Olympic champion cyclist Kristina Vogel.