Even if Pinay skateboarder Margielyn Didal fell short of an Olympic podium finish, she caught the attention of sports fans with her bright and relatable personality. Looking back at her journey, it’s easy to see why.
Margielyn’s vibrant spirit is one of the main reasons why she stole the show in the Tokyo Summer Olympics. At the same time, her overall vibe felt like a reminder that it’s okay to enjoy life in the face of defeat.
Here are some of Margielyn’s iconic moments where she was a complete mood:
Photobombing your friends is such a Pinoy thing. If you’re given the chance to photobomb someone, you need to take advantage of it. Take notes from Margielyn herself.
Margielyn is definitely a master at photobombing.
Milk your screentime, Margielyn!
Flex those hard-earned guns, Margielyn! You deserve to show them off.
Having Margielyn’s confidence to vibe on worldwide TV is our new goal in life.
It takes grace to accept defeat and support your fellow athletes. Margielyn embodied it perfectly.
Margielyn's ability to find joy in every moment is worth admiring.
I want this energy pic.twitter.com/bK1OxgSgiL— Jai Cabajar (@jaicabajar) July 26, 2021
Of course, who can’t forget this iconic moment of Margielyn “meeting” Tony Hawk?
What’s your favorite meme-able Margielyn moment in the Tokyo Olympics? Let us know in the comments.
Banner and thumbnail photos from Margielyn Didal and @OBQDC on Twitter