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List of Five: What Skateboard Champion Nyjah Huston Likes to Wear

List of Five

The X Games gold medalist likes skinny jeans, leather jackets and purple bracelets

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Nyjah Huston at his apartment in Hollywood, Calif. CreditNathanael Turner for The New York Times

The professional skateboarder Nyjah Huston, 23, is a seven-time X Games gold medalist and the reigning Super Crown champion. With the X Games Norway underway this month and skateboarding added to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Mr. Huston’s star is only rising. Now based in Los Angeles, Mr. Huston is also settling into his style groove. Here are some of his favorites.

1. Shirt

I have a black Cleveland Cavaliers short-sleeved T-shirt. I’m a big basketball person, and they’re my favorite team. I’m not super-good at playing myself, although some of my friends and I will sometimes go play. Mainly, I’m a fan and I love LeBron — his personality and style of playing. He’s such a beast.

2. Jeans

I’m more in jeans than I am in pants. I’m usually in Levi’s skinny jeans, probably black. They’re really stretchy. I’ve found they’re the best jeans to skate in. Overall, I have an athletic style but some of my buddies are actually fashion designers. I’ve noticed the scene in…

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