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All Good Deeds Make the World Better

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Love that GRO – Girl Riders Organization took the time to share this rad event.   The more people who know about something – the more people who can do something & all good deeds, no matter how small – make the world a better place.  Kindness breeds kindness.

It’s easy to take going back to school for granted – there’s new clothes – new backpacks – and of course school supplies.  For many that’s not the case – getting back to school & being ready for school is a struggle.

I had the pleasure to help Skater Rising build backpacks for 20 in need on August 13th in Encinitas and I’m thrilled that more people are doing the same all over.  Hope many make it out to the House of Vans in Brooklyn on August 18th and even more check out Operation Backpack.

Thanks again GRO – love to hear how people are keeping it stylish on & off the board – hope more share their stories soon!


Skatergirls at Dufferin Grove Skatepark

I’ve written about Babes Brigade in Toronto several times.  I’m always impressed by their positive vibes & the events they host & participate in.

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A few days ago they teamed by up with some skater moms – Silvie Varone & Michelle Webb Deveaux to encourage and teach other girls about skateboarding at Duffern Grove Skatepark in Toronto.

Below are some highlights of the day.  Huge thanks to all the girls who support & encourage #girlscanskate.  By sharing your pictures & stories you encourage more girls to try & keep skateboarding.

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Girls can benefit from skateboarding.  It’s sport, art, exercise, transportation, rolling yoga & a self-confidence builder.

Thanks also to Vans Canada who sponsored this event.  More girls skateboard when they see stylish girls skateboarding & get encouragement.

 photos by Black Umbrella Photography



Traveling Skater Girls

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Senpai.sophiesmiles_ skates in Missouri but when she travels to California to Vans Off the Wall Skate Park she has no problem making new friends like Silly Girls – Julz Lynn.

Girls who skate for fun and the love of skateboarding – always have time for other girls – yes even if they happen to be one of the best skateboarders in the world.  Thanks Julz for always being authentic, friendly, and inspiring!

And shout out to any other girls skateboarding in Missouri – I love how megan_kitson_fitness added to Julz post and said I’m here in Columbia, Missouri if anyone wants to skate.  That’s how girls skateboarding grows – girls encouraging other girls.

On the tenth day of December we found skater girls from Missouri.

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London’s Calling

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London’s Calling and they said check out the House of Vans.  lovelks shared this picture from a Girls Night at the House of Vans London.

She had a rad time and definitely plans on skateboarding more.  Usually that’s all it takes – try skateboarding, like skateboarding, keep skateboarding.

Keep sharing your pictures of skateboarding for fun – especially love the ones where girls are having fun together.