Nyjah Opens Up to His Followers After His Olympic Defeat
As most skateboarding fans know, Nyjah Huston is one of the biggest names around. Leading most to assume he’d be a favourite to pick up a medal at the Olympic games this week. Especially, after his previous 12 X Game wins. Many would think this experience in competitions would guarantee at least a medal for the skate veteran.
However, this was not the case. His latest Instagram post states he is heartbroken and feels he’s let his fans down, and there are a lot of those, shown by his huge following of 4.9 million on Instagram.
Proving top athletes aren’t all just robots, hell-bent on winning at all costs. As he reiterates, “I’m human, and dealing with all the pressure and expectations really isn’t easy at times.”
The reaction from his fans and peers has been nothing but love in return for his honesty broadcasted through an Instagram post. It’s clear this will not be a deterrent for him as he reiterates, “I skate because I f*****g love it and it’s the funnest thing on earth.”
Images via Instagram Nyjah Huston's @nyjah