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Visiting Fort Wayne’s Lawton Park after skateboarding’s Olympic debut

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC News) - Olympic fever is in the air and with the start of the games comes the debut of four new athletic competitions.

Skateboarding has already gripped millions watching the Olympics as skaters amaze with big air tricks and impressive control. To get a new perspective on the growing sport, Fort Wayne's NBC visited the local skaters park at Lawton Park.

Check out the visit above as locals try to teach morning anchor some skateboarding basics.

Jack Keenan

Jack Keenan is a morning news anchor for Fort Wayne’s NBC Today.

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