How Jordyn Barratt Found Herself Through Skateboarding | Unleash the New

Growing up in Hawaii, it’s not surprising that Jordyn Barratt was a surfer long before she stepped on a skateboard. But her life changed when she entered a skatepark for the first time. She finally felt at home and was able to express herself through her movements on the board. Now that skateboarding is an Olympic sport, she’s ready to represent her community on the biggest stage of all.

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The Olympic Channel’s new original series ‘Unleash the New’ features five athletes who, even without a roadmap, found their calling in new Olympic and Paralympic sports. Watch how they discovered their start and how you can too.

The athletes featured include Shauna Coxsey, Lucca Mesinas, Jordyn BarrattSaadi Abbas, and Juan-Diego Garcia.

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