Olympics: IOC adds skateboarding, surfing, other sports to 2020 games
TOKYO (CNN) -- If you think skateboarding is a pursuit for hooded teenagers congregating under a bridge and so not interested in reaching the pinnacle of world sport, it's time to think again. That's because skateboarding is one of five sports -- along with karate, surfing, sports climbing and baseball/softball -- that the International Olympic Committee has added to the next edition of the Summer Games at Tokyo 2020.