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#MetroOlympicsWatch: Cebuana Female Skateboarder Margie Didal On Her Streetstyle Road To The Olympics

We are all rooting for Margie!

Margielyn Didal, a Filipino professional street skateboarder, is on her way to the Olympics this July 23. On the road the one of the biggest competitions of her life, Margie does so is some of the be best street style looks we’ve seen.

From winning local tournaments in Cebu besting all men in the categories to winning gold in the 2018 Asian Games, Margie’s skating story is that of success. She has also won two gold medals at the 2019 South East Asian Games in the Game of Skate and street skateboarding. 

With the lack of government support, Margie has built her own skate park in Cebu that has know become a sanctuary for the Philippine national team in skateboarding. Apart from being a trailblazer, she is also a trendsetter.


As some of the looked up to icons in the street world, skaters have their own spin on the look. Margie’s baggy pants with oversized tees look and printed button downs paired with caps—and matching skateboards, too!—is definitely something to take beyond skating.

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Photo from @margielyndidal

Margie’s surprise on her way to the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics this Friday is her announcement of being an ambassador for H&M Philippines. On her Instagram post, Margie is seen wearing the H&M x Keith Haring collection. Keith Haring, a New York-based artist, is an artistic rebel painting murals and grafitti on the streets during his days. This sensibility, together with Margie’s style, stamps her as not just a top Olympic contender but also a budding streetstyle icon.

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Photo from @margielyndidal

Know more of her story here and wish Margie good luck on her Instagram page!


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