That was when Angelo Caro Narvaez from Peru did … well … he did this:
Here is Peruvian skateboarder Angelo Caro Narvaez. I just thought if we were all going to see the poor guy himself at the Olympics, we should be able to know his name and wish him luck. pic.twitter.com/ghHmtz0HOO
– Jesse Spector (@jessespector) July 25, 2021
Surprisingly, Narvaez got back up … returned to competition … and qualified for the final, where he finished fifth.
Japanese Yuto Horigome won the gold medal.