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Month: April 2015

Quartz | Forbidden from Riding Bikes, Fearless Afghan girls are Skateboarding Around Kabul
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Quartz | Forbidden from Riding Bikes, Fearless Afghan girls are Skateboarding Around Kabul

Australian skateboarder Oliver Percovich created the non-profit Skateistan in 2007, a grassroots project that connects youth and education through skateboarding in Afghanistan. The organization, which has since grown to an award-winning international NGO, caught the attention of London-based photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson and inspired her to visit the program in Kabul in 2012—especially after learning 45% of the students were…

Days Like These: Dropping Winter 2015
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Days Like These: Dropping Winter 2015

In 2009 Jenna released the first ever European female skate film ‘ As If, And What?’. Following on from its success, the director and filmmaker is back with the second installment, ‘Days Like These’. With the level of female skating getting ever better it seemed like the right time to make a new film and…

Mahfia.TV Rebrands And Launches New Site
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Mahfia.TV Rebrands And Launches New Site

Celebrating nearly a decade of immersive video experiences in women’s action sports, MAHFIA.TV rebrands and launches a new multi-media website. Watch the official teaser for the new site by going to MAHFIA.TV. Now MAHFIA.TV is the leading digital global destination for women’s action sports culture in skate, snow, surf and wake. The new website developed by…

PUSH – Leticia Bufoni | Episode 1
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PUSH – Leticia Bufoni | Episode 1

For the most part, skateboarding is a male-dominated activity. That’s not to say that there aren’t plenty of girls out there who rip just as hard as the guys. It’s just that the scrapes, bruises, and dirt that come along with it typically don’t appeal to the average female. But Leticia Bufoni (@leticiabufoni) is slowly…

Nike SB Welcomes Leticia Bufoni
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Nike SB Welcomes Leticia Bufoni

Nike SB officially welcomes Leticia Bufoni to the global pro team! “Thanks to the entire crew from Volcom and Osiris for all your support over the years. It has been great working with these brands and they will always be special to me. Today, I’m entering a new chapter in my skate career as I’m…