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B.C. man wins second world downhill skateboarding championship

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The satisfaction of Pender Harbour Dane Hanna has gained the 2022 World Downhill Skateboard championship in a decent race in Argentina.

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That is the 25-year-old’s second world championship victory, after securing the win in Barcelona in 2019.

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This yr’s World Skate Video games have been held in San Juan between Nov. 8-12, with occasions in all skate disciplines together with downhill, skatecross, rink hockey and in-line freestyle.

Hanna is sponsored by East Vancouver skateboard maker Landyachtz.

Firm spokesperson Ryan Theobald mentioned that Pender Harbour was a Mecca for downhill skateboarding, having hosted a serious occasion (Assault of Hazard Bay) since 2001.

He mentioned Hanna had grown up watching these races, and benefited from a group that supported the game — together with the native police who allow sections of street on Francis Peninsular to be closed for coaching.

Dane Hanna, 25, from Pender Harbour has won the Skateboarding Downhill Championship at the World Skate Games in Argentina.
Dane Hanna, 25, from Pender Harbour has gained the Skateboarding Downhill Championship on the World Skate Video games in Argentina. Picture by Tyler Topping /Submitted

Theobald mentioned he was hopeful that downhill skateboarding can be demonstrated on the L.A. Olympics in 2028.

Katerina Hill (Abbotsford), Tessa Campbell (West Vancouver), Elycia Finch (Kamloops), Clayton Arthurs (North Vancouver) and Cody Baier (Abbotsford) have been the opposite British Columbians on the downhill staff.

Footage from the ultimate reveals there have been 4 contestants and Hanna was in second place till about two-thirds in, when he overtook the American competitor, who later worn out.

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