THE ASAHI SHIMBUN
August 4, 2021 at 18:05 JST
Katsuhiko Yasumura converted a storage site of his sake brewery in Wakayama Prefecture into a skateboard practice park exclusively for Sakura Yosozumi last year. Yosozumi won the gold medal in the women’s skateboarding park competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Aug. 4. (Junichi Takada)
Sakura Yosozumi claimed the very first Olympic women’s park skateboarding event on Aug. 4, which was made possible with the help of a kindly hometown sake brewer. [Read More]
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The Asahi Shimbun aims “to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls” through its Gender Equality Declaration.
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