Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Hot on the heels of the Shh Just let this happen tour. Skate Like a Girl presents Winnipeg or Bust!, a van full of international female skaters weaving in-between the US and Canada to skate! The tour starts in Seattle, WA, traveling north to Vancouver, Calgary, Missoula, Winnipeg, and everywhere in between - teaching girls and women to skate, performing demos and competing in See Jane Skate (seejaneskate.com) and Chicks Flip Out (chicksflipout.com)! The mission is to promote girl’s skateboarding!
Here are the tour stops:
August Tue 4 / 6pm Clinic + 7pm Demo
Seattle @ Sea Sk8 (2nd and Thomas)
August Wed 5 / 4pm Clinic / Demo
Renton @ Skatebarn (2900 Lind St)
August Thu 6 / 12pm Clinic + 1pm Jam
Vancouver @ Strathcona Park (Venables & Campbell Ave)
August Thu 6 / 8pm BBQ + Dear & Yonder Premiere
Vancouver @ Antisocial (2337 Main St)
August Sat 8 / 12pm
Calgary @ See Jane Skate (2000 69th ST SW)
August Mon 10 / 4pm Clinic + demo + Jam
Missoula @ 52 Skatepark (8404 El Way Building B Unit A)
August Sat 15 / 11am Clinic + 1pm Contest
Winnipeg @ Chicks Flip Out (Forks Plaza)
+ surprise stops!
Van of skaters include: Tamara Drybrough (Canada), Esther Godoy (Australia), Beth Nenninger (Canada), Susannah Young (Sweden), Chelsea Mullins (USA), Chrissie Lathrop (USA), Fred Luyet (Canada), Laura Silva (Canada), Sydney Goldberg (USA), J Nordh (Sweden), Nancy Chang (USA), and Nina Suesstrunk (Germany).
Skate Like a Girl summer tours: Shh.. Just Let this Happen / Winnipeg or Bust, where female skaters from all over the world will travel up and down the funnest West Coast skate spots to demo, film, and promote girls’ skateboarding.
In-kind Sponsorship by:
We are proud to be sponsored by the following businesses, which are helping to support girl skateboarders. Without these sponsors we wouldn’t be able to throw such a fun event. Please take time to check them out online.
• Snowboard Connection: snocon.com
• Manik: manikskateboards.com
• Evo: culture.evogear.com
• Nomadic: nomadicskateboards.com
• DC: dcshoes.com
• Vans: vans.com
• Rockstar Bearings: rockstarbearings.com
• Fallen: fallenfootwear.com
• 35th North: 35thnorth.com
• Northend: northendskateshop.blogspot.com
• Healeo: healeo.com
• Ugly Girls: uglygirlsclothing.com
• Nikita: nikitaclothing.com
• The Side Project: thesideproject.com
• Chica Rider: chicarider.com
Posted by Skate Like a Girl at 11:13 PM
Here's the latest on The Skateboard Film Festival happening in less than 3 weeks at SIFF Cinema. Tickets should go on sale at the end of the week or early next week.
Commercials (courtesy of Ally Video):
-- The Skateboard Film Festival:
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Tuesday, July 28, 2009
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Sunday, July 26, 2009
Friday, July 24, 2009
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Ok, so obviously Bite This! went extremely well! We had tons of people come to the booth. Friday was rad, with friends from California (Lisa Whitaker, Amy Caron, Alex White), Oregon (Jessie Haungs, Tuna, AJ Cohen, Ashley), Canada (Beth Nenninger, Michelle, and Nugget), and of course the locals: Kristin Ebeling, Ashley Jones, and Chelsea Mullins) doing demos.
We had tons of gals come and do clinics! Susannah Young, Camille I had tons of fun teaching.
Tuesday, July 7, 2009
This is a jewel of park. Be there! and meet the people who made it happen, so you can emulate them and build more skateparks in Seattle Center. Speaking of which, you can! Join SPAC (Seattle Skate Park Advisory).
Next meeting Jul 13 7pm (Parks and Recreation Building located at 100 Dexter North, Seattle, WA 98109).
PS have fun don't be a jerk