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Less than a week before her thirteenth birthday, skateboarder Misugu Okamoto shocked the crowd with a dominant performance in the women’s park final on Sunday at the Dew Tour, a qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Okamoto emerged as a major Olympic contender with a score of 63.16 in her final run in Long Beach, more than eight points ahead of runner-up Lizzie Armanto of Finland.

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