If you follow the skateboarding dog scene, you’ve probably noticed that most of the world’s elite skateboarding dogs are bulldogs. World record-holding shredder Otto is an English bulldog from Peru, and he’s the same breed as Tillman, perhaps the most famous skateboarding dog of all time.
Until a week ago, the fastest any human had ever gone on a skateboard was 80 MPH. That is fast enough to leave you streaked across a generous stretch of road should you fall, but it was not nearly as mega gnarly as Kyle Wester’s 89.4 MPH shred that he pulled off on August 29.
The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo will probably not be a comprehensive shitstorm like these 2016 Games are shaping up to be, but there is a decent chance they will be much more rad, thanks to the new sports that could get added to the program. Five sports have made it through to the final round of whatever…