Indian skateboarders selected to play in China and Brazil

Indian skateboarders Shivam Balhara and Durgesh kumar singh have been selected to represent india in the park and street championships happening in China and Brazil. Both the skateboarders are from Delhi, won Gold and Silver in the nationals in Dec18

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New Delhi, Aug 18, 2019 ( – Skateboarding is fast picking up in metro cities in India. This niche sport is growing fast ever since it has been included in Asian and Olympic games. Apart from it being a lifestyle sport now skateboarders have started to see it as a career also.

Two Delhi boys Shivam Balhara and Durgesh Kumar Singh have been picked up by the roller skating federation of India to represent India in the 2 formats of the game. While Durgesh Kumar Singh will be flying to China on the 3rd September to participate in the street skateboarding championship,  Shivam balhara will be off to Sao Paolo Brazil to participate in the park skateboarding championship on the 10th of September. 

It is the FIRST time ever that 2 Delhi skateboarders have been selected to play for the country in these high profile championships. Both the skateboarders have been on the selectors’ radar for quite a long time. Durgesh Kumar Singh won the Gold medal in the National Championship held in Vizag in December 2018, while Shivam won the silver medal.

Both the players have been practicing for the last more than 3 years at the Delhi skateboarding academy. 

Source :Delhi Skateboarding Academy

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