Chloe Covell, the young Australian skateboarding star looking to reach the podium in Paris 2024

Chloe Covell, the young Australian skateboarding star looking to reach the podium in Paris 2024
Chloe Covell, the young Australian skateboarding star looking to reach the podium in Paris 2024

Published 8 julio, 2024 by Gael Gonzalez Flores

And what did you do when you were 14? They were probably in high school, in the middle of puberty and looking for a place in high school. Chloe Covell is going through all of this, in addition to preparing to compete in, no less, the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

At just six years old, Chloe became interested in skateboarding after watching a competition with her father from the comfort of her home in New South Wales, Australia. It is worth noting that it was his father, Luke Covell, who ‘inherited’ his interest in sports as a former player in the Australian National Rugby League, forming part of the Sharks and the Tigers.

While her parents and sister are the most important people to her, her compatriot, Tommy Fynn is your guide in the world of skateboardingwhere Covell has begun a career that is on the rise. At 12 years oldwon bronze at the X Games Chiba 2022Three months later he improved his performance in the X Games 2022 in Southern California, where he got the silver medal.

Chloe Covell, Olympic profile for Paris 2024

With these two metals, it became the first athlete under 13 years old with two medals at the X Games. But his rise would not end there. In 2023, she won silver again in Rome and, just a month later, she won the gold medal at the X Games in California, with which it became the youngest champion in the history of street skate.

So with the help of his tricks on rails, Chloe Covell looks to shine at the Place de la Concorde in Parisa place that will be transformed into a urban park and that could be a witness of the first Olympic success of this rising Australian starwho is convinced that age is not a limit to success.

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