Christin Rose

Christin Rose

Get Stoked on This L.A. Girl Skate Squad

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Being a girl skateboarder is rad for more reasons than we can even count. You get the opportunity to meet tons of other cool girls, to build confidence, to break rules, and to literally fly through the air when you want to. Alright, it’s pretty sick!! Check out these photos and quotes from the girl gang doing their thing in Los Angeles, CA.


Photos by Christin Rose of the She Plays We Win project.

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Charlie, Basha, Hailey, Bella, and Kaiya.

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Bella, 12 years old.
Q: What has learning to skate taught you that you think you’ll use later in life?

A: That things aren’t always going to go your way, and sometimes you have to compromise.

Q: What are the top 3 personal qualities that help you to succeed at skateboarding?

A: Being friendly, cooperative and tough.

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Kaiya, 10 years old.
Q: What has learning to skate taught you that you think you’ll use later in life?
A: Don’t quit, and never give up even when you want to cry.
Q: How do you feel when you accomplish something you’ve never done before on a skateboard?
A: I just want to do it again and again and again!
Q: What are the top 3 personal qualities that help you to succeed at skateboarding?
A: Being confident, careful, and adventurous.

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Hailey, 10 years old.
Q: What has learning to skate taught you that you think you’ll use later in life?
A: Learning something new lets me know I can do anything that I set my mind to.
Q: How do you feel when you accomplish something you’ve never done before on a skateboard?
A: I FEEL AWESOME!
Q: What advice would you give to other girls?
A: Don’t be scared to try out new things because you think you can’t do them.
Q: What are the top 3 personal qualities that help you to succeed at skateboarding?
A: Having confidence, EXCITEMENT, and strength.

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