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Some skateboarders want no part of the Olympics

Some skateboarders want no part of the Olympics

More than 5,500 people identifying themselves as skateboarders from around the world have signed an online petition asking the International Olympic Committee not to add their sport to the Games.

Last month, organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics included skateboarding on a list of six sports they want to put on the program. The others were baseball, softball, surfing, karate and sport climbing.

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