Tag Archives: Florida

Shred Doll

Do you know what’s more fun than skateboarding in a stylish dress?

I can’t think of anything more fun.  That’s why I love this video shared by Toni Marie of Shred Doll.

She’s 8 years old and loves Kona Skatepark, surfing, and cars.

She doesn’t always skate in a dress but as the videos show she always has fun skateboarding.

Where are you having fun and how are you keeping it stylish on & off the board?  More girls skate when they see girls and get encouragement.

Off to my last final of the school year & then it’s summer – hope you’re also having an amazing day.

 

 

Girls Sharing Skateboarding

If more girls skateboard when they see girls skateboarding, then for sure more girls skateboard when they get help from other girls.

Anna-Claire shares this picture from Waterboyz Surf & Shop in Florida.  She had fun helping Haley on her first day of skateboarding.

Anna-Claire was first on the blog back in 2015.  I love how she keeps progressing & sharing.

Below an edit filmed by her brother Martin.

She’s skateboarding and keeping it stylish on the East Coast – she’s a team rider for Waterboyz in Pensacola, Florida.

Wherever you’re having fun skateboarding, take the time to share because more girls do skateboard when they see girls having fun skateboarding!

 

Brittany on Skateboarding

Brittany shares this photo and her thoughts on skateboarding.

Why she started skateboarding?

She started because she moved and there was a skatepark.  She had her dad sign her & her brother up.  (She skates in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.)

Why does she like skateboarding?

She likes skating because it’s a funny & difficult sport.

Why does she think skateboarding is good for girls?

Skating shows girls they can do anything they put their mind too!

Thanks Brittany – I absolutely love your style.  The attitude of seeing something & just chasing it until it’s yours is amazing.

Be like Brittany – see others skateboarding & give it a try.  If you don’t like it, don’t keep skating.  Never be the person wishing you would have tried something – being the person who follows their passions is always more stylish.

 

 

What Granda Pa Says About Girls Skateboarding

Stacie captioned her video above as

Turn on your volume to hear words of wisdom from my Grandpa.

I love when skateboarding is all about smiles & laughter.  As for “perfecting the landing” – Stacie aka skatensatan works on that too.

Thanks for sharing Stacie more girls try skateboarding when they see how fun it can be.  And congrats on getting 1st place in the Girls division at the NSB recently.

 

Olivia Keeping it Stylish on & off the Skateboard in Tallahassee

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Olivia aka motobabydoll skateboarding in Tallahassee.  When I asked her why she likes to skate

I love to skate because I like progressing & accomplishing new things and tricks! It’s fun exercise as well. Especially when u have friends with the same interest, but it’s easy to make new friends at skateparks too!

I love that Olivia keeps it stylish wherever and however fast she goes.

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More girls skateboard and believe they can do anything when they see girls accomplishing their passions – thanks Olivia for sharing and inspiring!

Hannah Skateboarding in Tampa

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Above a video from Hannah.   Below a more recent video of Hannah.

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Sometimes posts get delayed in the cue.  I’m sorry about that.  I am thankful for friends like Austin.

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He helps me find skaters that have pictures and stories to share and then makes sure I don’t mess it up.

More girls skate when they see girls skateboarding and get encouragement from wonderful people like Austin – his IG name is right on @inspiration_motivation1

Few more pictures of Hannah who’s keeping it stylish on & off the board in Tampa Florida.  She’s been skateboarding for four years.  She finds skateboarding fun and loves that you can be creative with it.

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180 Skate Ministry Supporting Girls Skateboarding

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180 Skate is a skateboard ministry to reach the lost youth of Florida.  I had the opportunity to interview Tim Stork the founder and find out more.
SF:  When was 180 Skate founded and can you explain why you named it 180?
Tim:  It was established in 2012. It is called 180 because to do a 180 means to go in the opposite direction. So in order to get away from things that we maybe doing wrong or bringing us down we have to turn and go in the other direction. 
SF:   What does 180 Skate do classes, camps, products?  Do you have your own skate park or do you travel to skate parks?
Tim:  We do a homeschool skate class every other Monday at our local skate park. We do open skate at our small facility at our church. We also travel to parks to work with kids and help out with contests. 
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SF:  Have you seen an increase in the number of girl skateboarders and is that why you just launched the Girls Rule deck?
Tim:  Yes we have. I have a 12 year old daughter who loves to skate and has gotten some girls involved. During the summer we do a girls skate only class every Wednesday. 
Below Emma with the Girls Rule deck
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SF:  Where are the 180 Girls Rule deck and other 180 products available?  What sizes are the Girls Rule decks?
Tim:  Right now all of our products are going to be sold through www.cxxiiapparel.com. He has been helping design the boards. The deck sizes are 7.5-8.5. You can always reach out to me for any girls skate stuff. 
You can find 180 Skate on IG or their web page!
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Thanks Tim for answering my questions & for supporting girls.  I saw your decks at Poseiden Foundation Dream Series stop with  Intro2Skate.  And I heard you’d be donating some boards to Poseiden Foundations Ladies Day at the Berrics!  That’s so rad that the boards have made it across coast already – I heard that Intro2Skate has them in stock.
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Group shot below – I spy Jazz from LAGirlsSkateSesh and if you check them out on IG you’ll see how they’re always encouraging girls to skate together & have fun.  One of there latest posts had the caption
I absolutely agree!
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For more information on Poseiden Foundation Ladies Day at the Berrics you can read my post from 10/7/2016  or just click on the flyer below to go to their IG!  RSVP now because November 12th is getting close!
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Till next time keep it stylish on & off the board.  It’s always stylish when we work together & support each other!
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Madison’s Reason for Skateboarding

I first saw Madison skateboarding with her dad.  I love that because I skate with my dad.

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I asked her why she likes to skate and she said

I love skating because it makes me feel free. I think its good for girls to skate because it relieves stress and shows that girls are just as good as guys when it comes to skating. I have been skating for about a year now and I skate on the streets and parks. I skate with my dad, friends, and my little sister. Skating is my therapy.

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I love how happy she looks.  And she shows that skateboarding can be a big activity – where you go to the park or a quick stress relief where you just go outside your home.

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Thanks Madison for sharing and I hope others are inspired to share because more girls skateboard when they see girls skateboarding.

It’s About Skating & Encouragment

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acskates shares this picture of her 3rd place trophy – she was skating with da boys in Florida

Yes – this blog is about encouraging girls to skate because it’s a myth that only boys skateboard.  And it’s a myth that girls have to skate with girls and boys with boys –  we are all people and the world is a better place when we live together & lift each other up.

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Above acskates aka Anna Claire skating.  Thanks Anna Claire for sharing – thanks to the contest for being co-ed and thanks to Anna Claire’s aunt – Gail.   She first introduced me to Anna Claire and now keeps me posted on her progress.

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Supporting family, friends, others is always in style on & off the board – thanks again Gail.