WATCH: Didal shows off skateboarding skills in this compilation video

Published January 8, 2021, 3:57 PM

by Carlo Anolin

Screenshots from Margielyn Didal’s Instagram account @margielyndidal

Filipino skateboarding sensation Margielyn Didal treated fans with a special compilation video showcasing her flawless street skateboarding skills.

On Instagram, Didal, a 2019 Southeast Asian Games gold medalist, showed who’s boss at the skating grounds with a few tricks up her sleeves.

“Please swipe and enjoy watching,” wrote the 21-year-old Didal, executing a couple of clean flips, grinds, and board slides as spectators cheer for the Cebuano skateboarder.

Didal, the first Filipino to represent the country in the Street League Skateboarding and X Games in 2018, is vying for the top plum Asia Skater of the Year in the inaugural 2020 Asia Skate Awards.

She joins around 78 women from over 24 countries to be nominated in the awards and 200 in the men’s counterpart from over 41 countries.

Other awards include Vertical Ripper, Style for Miles, Asia Rookie of the Year, Hidden Gem, Creative Sole, Fastest feet in the East, and Trick of the Year.