World Skateboarding Championship

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World Skateboarding Championship, otherwise known as the Vans Park Series World Championships (until 2017) for park skateboarding, and SLS Super Crown World Championship for street skateboarding are an international skateboarding competitions who crown skateboarding world champion.

Skateboarding action sport on skateboards

Skateboarding is an action sport which involves riding and performing tricks using a skateboard, as well as a recreational activity, an art form, an entertainment industry job, and a method of transportation. Skateboarding has been shaped and influenced by many skateboarders throughout the years. A 2009 report found that the skateboarding market is worth an estimated $4.8 billion in annual revenue with 11.08 million active skateboarders in the world. In 2016, it was announced that skateboarding will be represented at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

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Park skateboarding

Editions

YearDatesCity and host country
201619–20 August Flag of Sweden.svg Malmö, Sweden [1]
201723 September Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shanghai, China [2]
201831 Oct.–3 Nov. Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Nanjing, China [3]
201912-15 September Flag of Brazil.svg São Paulo, Brazil [4]

Medalists

Men

YearGoldSilverBronze
2016 [5] Flag of the United States.svg  Alex Sorgente  (USA)Flag of Brazil.svg  Pedro Barros  (BRA)Flag of Italy.svg  Ivan Federico  (ITA)
2017 [6] Flag of Sweden.svg  Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg  (SWE)Flag of Brazil.svg  Pedro Barros  (BRA)Flag of the United States.svg  Cory Juneau  (USA)
2018Flag of Brazil.svg  Pedro Barros  (BRA)Flag of the United States.svg  Heimana Reynolds  (USA)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Keegan Palmer  (AUS)
2019Flag of the United States.svg  Heimana Reynolds  (USA)Flag of Brazil.svg  Luiz Francisco  (BRA)Flag of Brazil.svg  Pedro Quintas  (BRA)

Women

YearGoldSilverBronze
2016 [5] Flag of the United States.svg  Brighton Zeuner  (USA)Flag of the United States.svg  Jordyn Barratt  (USA)Flag of Japan.svg  Kisa Nakamura  (JPN)
2017 [6] Flag of the United States.svg  Nora Vasconcellos  (USA)Flag of the United States.svg  Brighton Zeuner  (USA)Flag of Japan.svg  Kisa Nakamura  (JPN)
2018Flag of Japan.svg  Sakura Yosozumi  (JPN)Flag of Japan.svg  Kisa Nakamura  (JPN)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Poppy Starr Olsen  (AUS)
2019Flag of Japan.svg  Misugu Okamoto  (JPN)Flag of Japan.svg  Sakura Yosozumi  (JPN)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Sky Brown  (GBR)

Street skateboarding

Editions

YearDatesCity and host country
201424 August Flag of the United States.svg Newark, New Jersey, United States [7]
20154 October Flag of the United States.svg Chicago, United States [8]
20162 October Flag of the United States.svg Los Angeles, United States [9]
201715 September Flag of the United States.svg Los Angeles, United States [10]
201811–13 January 2019 Flag of Brazil.svg Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [11]
201919-22 September 2019 Flag of Brazil.svg São Paulo, Brazil [12]

Medalists

Men
YearGoldSilverBronze
2014Flag of the United States.svg  Nyjah Huston  (USA)Flag of the United States.svg  Torey Pudwill  (USA)Flag of the United States.svg  Ishod Wair  (USA)
2015Flag of Brazil.svg  Kelvin Hoefler  (BRA)Flag of the United States.svg  Nyjah Huston  (USA)Flag of Brazil.svg  Luan Oliveira  (BRA)
2016 [13] Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Shane O'Neill  (AUS)Flag of the United States.svg  Nyjah Huston  (USA)Flag of the United States.svg  Cody McEntire  (USA)
2017 [14] Flag of the United States.svg  Nyjah Huston  (USA)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Shane O'Neill  (AUS)Flag of Brazil.svg  Kelvin Hoefler  (BRA)
2018Flag of the United States.svg  Nyjah Huston  (USA)Flag of Brazil.svg  Kelvin Hoefler  (BRA)Flag of Brazil.svg  Felipe Gustavo  (BRA)
Women
YearGoldSilverBronze
2015Flag of Brazil.svg  Letícia Bufoni  (BRA)Flag of the United States.svg  Vanessa Torres  (USA)Flag of the United States.svg  Alana Smith  (USA)
2016Flag of the United States.svg  Lacey Baker  (USA)Flag of Brazil.svg  Letícia Bufoni  (BRA)Flag of the United States.svg  Alexis Sablone  (USA)
2017Flag of the United States.svg  Lacey Baker  (USA)Flag of Brazil.svg  Letícia Bufoni  (BRA)Flag of the United States.svg  Mariah Duran  (USA)
2018Flag of Japan.svg  Aori Nishimura  (JPN)Flag of Brazil.svg  Letícia Bufoni  (BRA)Flag of the United States.svg  Lacey Baker  (USA)

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