Podcast: Felipe Gustavo on skateboarding, his dad, and the Olympics

About this episode

Legendary Brazilian skateboarder Felipe Gustavo joined the Olympic Channel Podcast to talk about his career, the full story of his dad selling his car to fund a first big contest entry, and why staying humble is so important. Published on 14th April 2021, with 100 days to go to the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Gustavo also shares what it would mean if he could qualify to compete at the Games in Japan.

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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.