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Nyjah Huston’s rise to greatness

Before he became a skateboarding legend, he almost quit the sport

Nyjah Huston’s meteoric ascent in the skateboard world is a storybook tale. Before he became the overall champion at the Street League Skateboarding competition series in 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2017 and the highest-paid skateboarder in the world, he nearly quit the sport.