Australian Chloe Covell had her eye on the prize like a wild dingo on the hunt for a baby and ultimately took home bronze and bragging rights as the youngest medalist at the event.
Japanese riders dropped jaws in the 2020 (21) Olympics with Sakura Yosozumi taking the gold so we’re keeping an eye on her and teammate Mami Tezuka, who has been showing off her inner hesh all over the US since then at backyard pools and gnarly DIYs spots. The creativity and skill of Bryce Wettstein, who recently went pro for Stereo, is always a joy to see, as are the classic stylings of Minna Stess, who recently turned 16.
Right after announcing their banger staffing move (hiring former street team member Alexis Sablone as coach while OG Mimi Knoop remains on as “High Performance Director”) has announced their 2022 team and the lineup is firing!
“It’s not about the best or coolest skateboarding,. I like to create intimacy and I want that to be apparent without it having to be told. I think this video captures that.” -Leo Bañuelos
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We are hosting a fundraiser, screening party and creative networking event on May 21st from 7-9pm at The Martin in Chicago!
I always encourage people to skate within their comfort zone but I try to find one thing within their skill level that they can learn during that meetup. Getting to see the stoke on someone’s face when they roll down a bank for the first time or get a nose stall on a curb is THE BEST!
Arays Domech had her crew name all picked out and knew there was a need for an organization in South Florida to give girls and LGBTQIA+ folks a safe place to skate. Still, it wasn’t until a broken wrist kept her off her board that she had the free time to put the pieces together and Skate Nymphs was born.