Costa Rica News – Jefferson Obando dreams of representing Costa Rica on his skateboard in the Tokyo 2020 Olympiad. It will be the first year the discipline is officially in this contest.
He says that performing the tricks generates an inexplicable feeling. He imagines each move as he works fixing umbrellas to save for college. Every single day he trains after work.
The Federation of Skateboarding Costa Rica joined the Icoder and skateboarding has become an Olympic sport so he sees his dream as achievable. He knows it won’t be easy but plans to give it his all.
He looks natural on the board. Each move is precise and some are even original. He is currently working on his national and regional ranking. He will compete in Peru and Colombia.
He shares his secrets of skateboarding with children in Guararí de Heredia. He hopes that practicing the sport will help them stay away from drugs and problems.