A crowd full of groms gather under a Converse canopy and draw unique designs on fresh kicks, soon be given away to some lucky raffle prize winners. A row of blank white tote bags sit on a table next to markers for people to color on in the shade of an Element Skateboards tent.
“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
Friends, family and rippers all gathered at Stoner Park Plaza in Los Angeles on Sunday March 6 in support of DC Shoes’ first annual women’s skate contest. A couple days before International Women’s Day, about 15 femme skateboarders shredded three different segments in the jam with big smiles and contagious laughter.