Mariah Duran

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Mariah Duran
Personal information
Born (1996-12-14) 14 December 1996 (age 24)
Albuquerque, NM, U.S.
Sport
Country United States
SportSkateboarding
Medal record
Representing  United States
Summer X Games
Gold medal – first place X Games Sydney 2018 Street
Gold medal – first place X Games Minneapolis 2018 Street
Silver medal – second place X Games Austin 2016 Street

Mariah Duran (born December 14, 1996) is a goofy-footed American skateboarder.[1][2]

Skateboarding[edit]

Duran entered her first skateboarding competition at the age of 13 in her hometown of Albuquerque.[3]

In 2016, Duran went Pro for Meow Skateboards, joining then Meow team members Leo Baker, Vanessa Torres, Adrianne Sloboh, and others.[4][5]

In 2018, Duran won her first Gold medal at X Games Minneapolis in the women’s skateboarding street competition.[6]

Duran is among the 16 members of the inaugural U.S.A Skateboarding National Team announced in March, 2019. Duran will compete to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in the Women's Street division.[7][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mariah Duran - profile". xgames.
  2. ^ a b Bruton, Michelle. "Olympic Hopefuls Mariah Duran And Heimana Reynolds: Olympics Will Show Skateboarders Are 'Real Athletes'". Forbes. Retrieved 2021-05-16.
  3. ^ "Mariah Duran: Rolling Along". www.newmexico.org. 2020-06-24. Retrieved 2021-05-16.
  4. ^ Murrell, Andrew. "What Does the Rise of Women in Skateboarding Mean for Female-Focused Brands?".
  5. ^ "Mariah Duran". Meow Skateboards.
  6. ^ Bowker, Paul. "Mariah Duran Is All Smiles After Grabbing Her First X Games Gold In Skateboarding Street".
  7. ^ "USA Skateboarding Olympic Team Announced". Transworld Skateboarding.

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