Skate Like a Girl
This incredible photographic celebration of inspirational female skaters from all over the globe will appeal to skate fans of every age.
In ever-increasing numbers, girls and women are gathering at skate parks and competing in skateboarding events on nearly every continent. In stunning photographs of remarkable female skaters in action, this book celebrates the incredible range of styles, ethnicities, and ages that make up a rapidly growing community.
Skate Like a Girl features professional skaters, pioneers and newcomers, skate photographers and filmmakers, downhill skateboarders, longboarders, and gold medalists. You’ll meet skaters who are moms, models, artists, and engineers. What they all have in common is that skating is their way of life. Hailing from all over the world, each woman is profiled in her own words of wisdom about going after her dreams, falling hard, and getting right back up. Filled with empowering images and inspiring words, this book will encourage girls and women of every age to get on a board and shred!
Other titles like "Skate Like a Girl"
Carolina Amell is a graphic designer specializing in contemporary visual culture and author of Surf Like a Girl and Skate Like a Girl (both by Prestel). She is based in Barcelona, Spain.