Skateboard GB is the governing body for skateboarding to represent skateboarders at the National Olympic Committee. Skateboard GB represents the nations of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, as these nations do not compete individually.
The aim is to represent skateboarding athletes on the lead up to the next Olympics Games, which will take place in Tokyo in June 2020. If any GB Skateboarders are to qualify for the Olympic Games, they will then become a part of the GB Olympic Team, governed by the British Olympic Association (BOA).
Skateboard GB has been confirmed as the recipient of UK Sport Aspiration Funding which will enable up to five British skateboarders the opportunity to attend national and international Olympic qualifying events, with the hope of competing at the Tokyo 2020 Games.
The UK Sport Aspiration Fund was created to give opportunities for more athletes, from more sports the opportunity to pursue their Tokyo 2020 ambitions. In the UK, these five skateboarders will receive this funding to help pay for travel, accommodation and entry fee’s into national and international competitions.
The Skateboard GB team will be announced shortly.