Yuto Horigome new Olympic Points Leader and Pamela Rosa Remains at Top of Rankings Heading into World Skateboarding Street Championships
The Olympic World Skateboarding Rankings for street are in after the penultima qualifier in Henan, China. Street skateboarders will be in Sao Paulo, Brazil September 18-22 for the 2019 World Skate SLS World Championships. Before the Championships commence catch up on where Olympic hopefuls stand in Olympic World Skateboarding rankings below.
Men’s Skateboarding Street
Topping the charts in the men’s division is Yuto Horigome (JPN) after a first place in the Henan qualifying event. Yuto started the 2019 Olympic season with a ninth-place ranking having missed making the finals at SLS London and Dew Tour Long Beach. Although soon after Yuto broke his streak with a first-place finish at SLS Los Angeles which catapulted him into a second-place ranking. Currently, with two first-place finishes under his belt, Yuto sits on a nice cushion of 100,000 points as he heads into the World Skate SLS World Championships in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Moving down the list in second place is Nyjah Huston (USA) who did not compete at the last qualifying event. Nyjah’s top scores from SLS London and Los Angeles keep him in the top three. Third place goes to Gustavo Ribeiro (POR) who also decided to skip out on competing in China and keeps his best scores from SLS London and Dew Tour Long Beach.
Women’s Skateboard Street
Leading in points for the women street World Skateboarding rankings is Pamela Rosa (BRA) who has stood in first place in three out of four Olympic qualifying podiums. Pamela kicked off the 2019 season with back-to-back first-place finishes at SLS London and defended her Dew Tour title in Long Beach. Breaking her winning streak was a second-place finish at the SLS Los Angeles stop and opted out of going to the fourth qualifier in Henan, China. Despite the second-place finish and no-show appearance, Pamela remains in first place with 100,000 points going into the championships.
As for second place in rankings goes to 11-year old phenom Rayssa Leal (BRA) who doesn’t let her small stature get in the way of waist-high grinds and kickflipping sets that are taller than her. Rayssa’s 2019 season went as follows: a third-place finish at SLS London, 10th place finish at Dew Tour Long Beach in the semi-finals, and her first-ever first place win at SLS at the Los Angeles stop. Rayssa currently sits with 81,600 points without having gone to the Henan qualifier. Finally, rounding out the top three is decorated female skateboarder Leticia Bufoni (BRA) who broke into the top three with the help from her first-place finish in Henan. Overall, Brazil is dominating the women’s division and it’s likely to see one or more on the skateboard street World Championship podium.
Olympic World Skateboarding Ranking Street Men
1.) Yuto Horigome (JPN), 100,00
2.) Nyjah Huston (USA), 67,080
3.) Gustavo Ribeiro (POR), 43,300
4.) Kelvin Hoefler (BRA), 41,280
5.) Aurelien Giraud (FRA), 40,660
6.) Maurio McCoy (USA), 36,530
7.) Sora Shirai (JPN), 35,060
8.) Matt Berger (CAN), 22,560
9.) Vincent Milou (FRA), 22,390
10.) Shane O’Neill (AUS), 22,130
11.) Giovanni Vianna (BRA), 18,930
12.) Jagger Eaton (USA), 16,880
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Olympic World Skateboarding Ranking Street Women
1.) Pamela Rosa (BRA), 100,000
2.) Rayssa Leal (BRA), 81,600
3.) Leticia Bufoni (BRA), 64,000
4.) Hayley Wilson (AUS), 47,500
5.) Aori Nishimura (JPN), 41,280
6.) Alana Smith (USA), 23,250
7.) Candy Jacobs (NED), 23,250
8.) Yumeka Oda (JPN), 16,280
9.) Virginia Fortes Aguas (BRA), 16,030
10.) Alexis Sablone (USA), 15,930
11.) Funa Nakayama (JPN), 15,760
12.) Mariah Duran (USA), 15,100
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