The World Street Skateboarding Rome 2023 contest has left its mark as an exhilarating showcase of skill, passion, and Olympic aspirations. As the world’s top skateboarders converged in the historic city, the journey to the Olympic stage became a thrilling saga, welcoming both newcomers and seasoned veterans to a unique blend of competition and camaraderie.
Alan Hannon, the visionary behind the lens, ventured behind the scenes to give us an intimate look at the event by the very skaters who brought it to life. Hear from some of the top skateboards in the world including Felipe Gustavo, Mariah Duran, Jamie Foy, Filipe Mota, Ginwoo Onodera, and Gustavo Ribeiro on what the WST contest means to them and their Olympic aspirations, as well as hearing from contest champions Liz Akama and Nyjah Huston on what the win means to them.
Enjoy an inside look at what makes the Road To Paris such a unique series of events for all involved and enjoy the BTS glimpse into the drama that surrounds every stage of Olympic Qualification directed, filmed, and edited by Alan Hannon, with additional filming by Josh Peacock and Alberto Della Beffa.
Featuring highlights from Yuto Horigome, Giovanni Vianna, Lucas Rabelo, Roos Zwetsloot, Tommy Fynn, Momiji Nishiya, Gabriela Mazetto, Chloe Covell, Rayssa Leal, Keyaki Ike, Shane O’Neill, Carlos Ribeiro, Toa Sasaki, Vincent Milou, Aoi Uemura, Yumeka Oda, Aurelien Giraud, Sora Shirai, Kelvin Hoefler, Jagger Eaton, and more!