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Month: October 2015

Transworld | Mimi Knoop Discusses Women’s Contest Debut in SLS
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Transworld | Mimi Knoop Discusses Women’s Contest Debut in SLS

TransWorld Business sat down with Mimi Knoop, President of The Women’s Skateboarding Alliance (WSA) to discuss the organization’s work with Street League. Founded in early 2015 in conjunction with the Alliance, WSA educates, improves, and delivers the most current trends and information for women’s skateboarding worldwide, and serves as the premiere female skateboarding sport organizer in the world. WSA and…

GoPro | Pushing Forward: Women Join Street League
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GoPro | Pushing Forward: Women Join Street League

“Above all, skateboarding has always been inclusive, which has been why it has attracted so many kids over the years. Everyone fits in; it’s a club anyone can join. The same, now, can be said about skateboarding competition at the most elite level: Street League (SLS). On a historical day in early October, the best in…

Skateboard Mom and The Sisters of Shred
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Skateboard Mom and The Sisters of Shred

Barbara Odanaka started skateboarding when she was 10, but stopped in middle school when she joined a track team. Since then, she wrote for the LA Times, authored children’s books, and became a mom. 25 years later, she returns to her skateboard and never looks back. Now, she’s known as Skateboard Mom. Watch how she…

Leticia Bufoni | PUSH
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Leticia Bufoni | PUSH

Introducing Leticia Bufoni’s PUSH. When I was younger, it was almost impossible to find a female skater. They were about as rare as Eric Koston’s first pro model board on H-Street, a company you’ve probably never heard of. So, you can imagine how odd it is seeing female skateboarders today, particularly for those of us…