S. African skateboarder hopes to qualify for 2020 Olympics

As early as 9 years old, Jean-Marc Johannes found his passion. During this stage of his life, this South African Guinness World Record holder picked up a skateboard and was hooked.

“I mean I would spend hours on end, if there was nobody left in the park, y’know I’d go back home and I’m under the street lights until they went off. It was a full day job for me, with overtime”, he said while sitting in the skatepark he spent his formative years in.

Jean-Marc is also the first South African to appear on the channel run by legendary skater Tony Hawk.

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