Kate Shengilya, 27, jokes that she was born to skate. For one thing, her birthday is on June 21, celebrated around the world as Go Skateboarding Day. And as a schoolgirl she says her name was always listed by her last initial and first name, S. Kate. "Perfect, right?" Who can argue? She's from Moscow, and first competed at X Games at XG Austin 2015, finishing 11th. She was a last-minute add to the Women's SKB Street Final at XG Minneapolis 2017 when another skater dropped due to injury, and finished 12th in the Final. In the last year she says the Russian Skate Federation has dramatically increased support for her and other skaters, in anticipation of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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X Games Competition History
|X Games Minneapolis 2017||Skateboard Street|| 12th|
|X Games Austin 2015||Skateboard Street|| 11th|