Girls Skate Network

Month: October 2014

BBC | The Afghan Girls Allowed to Skate but not Cycle
VIDEO

BBC | The Afghan Girls Allowed to Skate but not Cycle

Photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson talks to Dan Damon about ‘Skate Girls of Kabul’. The first photo ‘Skate Girl’ is shortlisted for the National Portrait Gallery’s Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize. Download the FREE World Update podcast: http://bbc.in/1tAGpCb Presenter: Dan Damon @bbcdandamon Producer: Pandita Lorenz @panditalo Project website: http://www.jessicafd.com/exhibitions

BET | Samarria Brevard Talks Opening Doors for Female Skateboarders
NEWS

BET | Samarria Brevard Talks Opening Doors for Female Skateboarders

Hailing from Riverside, Calif., Samarria Brevard was introduced to skateboarding as a youngster through her brother and a close friend. Now the 21-year-old is carving a name for herself in the big leagues, winning the Kimberly Diamond Cup Women’s Street Championship in South Africa earlier this month. BET.com caught up with the pro rider via e-mail for her take on breaking…

KDC Women’s Street World Championships Highlights
CONTESTVIDEO

KDC Women’s Street World Championships Highlights

On 3rd October, 2014, several of the world’s most talented female skateboarders were invited to compete in the inaugural Kimberley Diamond Cup Women’s Street World Championships. Samarria Brevard of Riverside, California ended up throwing together some flawless runs and took 1st place and the $15,000 grand prize! Check out some highlights from the 2014 KDC…