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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…

Cooler | This is Me: Lisa Whitaker
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Cooler | This is Me: Lisa Whitaker

“Lisa Whitaker, founder of Girls Skate Network and Meow Skateboards, female skateboarding inspiration extraordinaire, on how 25 years on she can still remember how her first ollie felt like the biggest accomplishment ever. Plus how the internet and social media has changed women’s skating and how you’re never too old to start skateboarding” – Cooler…

New Opportunities For Female Skaters
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New Opportunities For Female Skaters

“Call it YouTube, GoPro or Facebook, or call it a whole new way of sharing media that circumvents the gatekeepers who have historically decided what content does and doesn’t make it into the world. Whatever the contributing factors, the result is the same: Women are connected directly to each other now; they don’t need anyone…

Ditch Day Fun
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Ditch Day Fun

Meet up with this crew the Firestone ditch for a fun little session. Ashley Rehfield was in town and came to join in on the fun and splash around in the filthy water. Don’t fall! Tierra Cobb switch backside flipping during her first ditch session. Ocea Iverson frontside slashing. Monique O’Tool 5-0 stall. Rayvionne French…

Alliance Meeting
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Alliance Meeting

Meeting with some of The Alliance board members discussing big things happening for women’s skateboarding in 2013! Got a sneak peek at some of the new footage Mimi Knoop has been working on. Alex White looks impressed. Alex White making the most of her 1st day trip away since having her son over a year…

Planet Notion: Boardwomen
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Planet Notion: Boardwomen

“Inspired by a resurgent skate community and a series of exciting projects, we dispatched our Culture Correspondent Nina Hoogstraate to investigate the other side of skateboarding – the women. Were they (as with other sports) sidelined as per tradition, or did skateboarding offer a forward-thinking and equality-driven environment in which sportsmen and women compete and…

Mini Ramp Session At CB’s
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Mini Ramp Session At CB’s

A few of us headed down south for a mini ramp session at Cara-Beth’s house. Amy Caron rock n’ rollin’. Mimi Knoop hooked us all up with lunch from Bull Taco. Cara-Beth Burnside smith grind. Sara Taylor rock n’ roll. Tara Jepsen taking a break between runs. Amy Caron backside tail. Van Nguyen learning frontside…