Aori Nishimura finished 8th at her first X Games. The 15-year old Tokyo-based skater still skates as an amateur but earned recognition at
age 10 when she did an Ollie over a traffic cone. She is learning English every day, laser focused and consistent. A recent sponsorship by Coca Cola Japan and attending a Justin Bieber concert had been the highlights of her year, but a gold medal in Women's Skateboard Street at X Games Minneapolis 2017 changed all of that,
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X Games Competition History
|X Games Minneapolis 2017|| Skateboard Street||1st|
|X Games Austin 2016|| Skateboard Street||8th|