Girls Skate Network

Hypebae | Equality in Skateboarding

“Skateboarding has come a long way since its inception in the ’70s – in fact, it’s making its way to the global mainstream sports stage with its debut at the 2020 Olympics. Despite the advancements in the recognition of the sport and its accessibility to riders across the world, it remains a heavily male-saturated sphere. Of course, there are some female pro-skaters out there breaking barriers and there are amateur skaters aplenty but the opportunity, rewards and naturally, support available to women in the skate industry still have a long way to go.” – Nav Gill / Hypebae

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