Sunday, December 20, 2009

Wheels of Fortune Winners!

Big thank you’s for everyone who made it out to Skate Like a Girl’s 2nd annual Wheels of Fortune. We had over 30 contestants from all over – the US, Canada and one Swede skate for over $1000 in cash and prizes. Save the date for WOF 3! December 17 – 19. If you are interested in sponsoring the event, please contact us:

Here are the results:


1. Tie Vanessa Torres and Amy Caron

2. Tamara Drybrough

3. Kristin Ebeling

4. Alison “Nugget” Matasi

5. Cassie Bailey

6. Taylor Beatty

7. Sarah Molder

8. Ashley Jones

9. Chelsea Mullins

10. Justyce Tabor

11. Katy Graham


1. Jessie Haungs

2. Susannah Young

3. Holley Riley

4. Patty Fung

5. Erica Harris

6. Collette Peterson

7. Jolie Pitetta

8. Staycee Lee


1. Hannah Staveley

2. Autum Lynn Maddux

3. Ruby Charney

4. Vanessa Sky Hudson

5. Jerica Green

6. Nancy Chang

7. Ruby Eister-Hargrave

8. Kaity Goss

9. Nikita Wolf

Ramp Jam

1. Justyce Tabor

2. Taylor Beatty

3. Ashley Jones

Other Awards:

· Best Slam- Ruby Eister-Hargrave

· Positive Mental Attitude: Chelsea Mullins

· E for Effort Cassie Bailey

· Creative- Erica Harris

· Dead Serious – Nikita Wolf

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 sponsors Wheels of Fortune!

Free music what-what?

Good news everyone! Our friends over at the fresh new music site ( will be sponsoring Wheels of Fortune II! Show them some love and check out their new music service, where you can stream ad-free unlimited music, download MP3s, share playlists, and take songs to-go on your iPod or mobile phone. We have some promo codes to giveaway too, so ping us if you want free MP3s! Just mention “I want my” to and we’ll send you a code. Enjoy the music!

Listen to millions of songs on and download your favorites! Artists include: Lady Gaga, Passion Pit, Vivian Girls, Matt & Kim, The Clash, Rihanna, Sonic Youth, MIA, Phoenix, LCD Soundsystem, 50 Cent, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Michael Jackson, TV on the Radio, and so much more!

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Skate Like a Girl loves you! a recap of 2009 and what's to come in 2010

Thank you for an amazing year in 2009!

We are wrapping the year up with Wheels of Fortune II at Skatebarn on December 20, 2009 from 11 – 5pm.
This is the largest girls contest in the Pacific NW!
  Please do come and show your support for female skaters! 
The event is FREE to watch.  Or better yet, register to skate in this all ages, all abilities contest!

Thanks to families and businesses for donating money, we will have a historic $1000 purse for our contestants this year!

2009 Highlights include:

·      Our very 1st office thanks to the Seattle Center

·      Seed money from L'oreal Paris' Women of Worth program

·      Magical Mystery Tour with Chica Rider and Poseiden in Mexico City

·      KTUB teen summer skate camp

·      Bite This! Weekend of skateboarding fun in partnership with the Bite of Seattle and the Side Project

·      1st West Coast Tour in conjunction with the Winnipeg or Bust Tour

·      Submitting paperwork for our 501c3 status, and creating a board of directors

·      Where the Ladies At! NYC with Uptown Skate School and Girls Rider Organization

·      Ladies Nights at the Seattle Center and Skatebarn

·      Girls in Space at Innerspace

In addition to SLAG Seattle, both the Portland and San Francisco chapters had a busy year starting new summer camps, partnerships, putting out Hate On This (a girl only zine), and much more!

We want to give special thanks to you for a great year, along with additional businesses and organizations that helped made it a successful year:
Snowboard Connection, Manik, Nomadic,, DC, Fallen, Anti-Social, Creature, Indy, 5boro, Nikita, Evo, Parents for Skateparks, Seattle Skatepark Advisory Committee, Bellevue Skateparks, Bootyland, Whole Foods, Les Skirtboarders, Skater Girl UK, Ugly Girl, 52 Skateboarding, the Manitoba Skateboard Coalition, Fuel Coffee, the Vera Project, Seattle Girls School, Highline Big Picture School, bloggers supporting SLAG, great press from Real Change, NW Colors Magazine, NW Asian Weekly, and of course all of the SLAG volunteers!

We are looking forward to 2010, which is also the 10th Anniversary of the first clinic put together by co-founders Fleur Larsen and Holly Sheehan as part of the 1st Lady Fest in Olympia, WA.

Sneak peek at 2010 programs Jan - May 2010:
Ladies Nights @ Bellevue Indoor 1st Sundays of the month 5-8pm first time $8, $3 following  visits
Girls in Space @ Innerspace 2nd Sundays of the month 10-12pm $15 clinics / $5 skate
Ladies Nights @ Skatebarn every Wednesday 6-9pm FREE

Want to be part of 2010? Do it through volunteering!
Email us if you want to donate, partner or sponsor Skate Like a Girl programs in 2010.


Nancy Chang
Chair of the Board of Directors

Skate Like a Girl (Seattle)