• OPEN premiere in Zurich photo review!

    Some months ago (ok, 6 months ago) we hosted with Skullcandy, 7SkyLife & Chixxs on Board the Swiss OPEN premiere in Zurich at the Skullcandy European HQ… and what a day we had!

    We started the evening inviting everyone to join us for a Girls Meet, where as usual we introduced ourselves and right after started a super fun game-chain, including longboard tandem races and switch races after getting dizzy. We had so much fun!

    After the games were done we started the aperitif with delicious Arab food and the exhibition of the amazing Artist Iuna Tinta while the ultra-famous DJ PHIL from Nnim Clothing was playing the best tunes. Iuna Tinta is an incredibly talented artist and you should definitely check her out! Jameson was also serving delicious cocktails. Not to brag but it was as good as it gets.

    The OPEN screening was scheduled for 9pm, which started with a BIG thank you to everyone involved. Skullcandy for being sponsors of the movie, offering their house and arranging big part of the night. 7SkyLife also for sponsoring the movie and being a constant inspiration in Longboard Girl Crew’s evolution. Tanja from Chixxs on Board for helping us organize everything and always being so awesome. DJ PHIL, Yuri and the Nnim Clothing crew for liven up our night (without going Phil-crazy). The amazing photographer Fabrice Borgazzi for capturing the whole event with his beautiful photos (you’ll see them in a minute!). Our friends who came from close and some from so far away: Ingo & Stephan from Icone Longboards, Heiko from Concrete Wave Skateshop Cologne (big surprise!!!), our friend the Olympian snowboarder Nadja Purtschert and so many amazing women who skate, snow, surf, ski and live life to the fullest. THANK YOU for being there! It was such a magic night.

    The screening was awesome and everyone was genuinely stoked on the movie and its message and really amazed by the Director Daniel Etura’s work. Bravo Daniel!

    Some more party was had after the screening and we call it a night with our hearts filled with stoke and gratitude. Getting together like this and sharing these moments makes everything much more special, so thank you all!

    Thanks again to photographer Fabrice Borgazzi for these beautiful photos. All photos by him. You rock Fabrice!

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    Saying hi!

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    Tanja & me

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    Introductions

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    lovelies <3

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    Game time!

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    Muriel & Tanja laughing at me (not with me)

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    It started smooth

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    and then wheel crash happened

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    not-sustainable water bottles

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    oops

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    all for the crashes

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    and the smiles

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    getting dizzy before the switch race

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    they may or may not have ended up on the floor

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    Iuna Tinta’s exhibit layout

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    Beauty & Talent

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    The artist herself. Iuna Tinta!

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    some of her work on snowboards

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    we absolutely loved this piece!

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    skateboard

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    delicious cocktails right there

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    Some of my favorite people in the world right there. From left to right: Yuri from Nnim Clothing, me, Ingo and Stephan from Icone Longboards and Heiko from Concrete Wave Skateshop Cologne. Love!

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    Them all! <3

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    reunited after a LGC Camp! The Swiss girls made it

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    Tanja from Chixxs on Boards, Olympian snowboarder Nadja Purtschert, a guy who openly photo bombed most of our pictures and Thierry from Skullcandy

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    Yuri is gonna hate me for this but fuck it. Me leg-humping DJ Phil while Yuri is looking adorable

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    Them <3 Stephan & Ingo from Icone Longboards, Heiko from Concrete Wave, my friend Lucho Caputo with wife Carla & Chloe (in the tummy)

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    those dangerous, dangerous cocktails. Also, Heiko is funny.

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    With Thierry from Skullcandy. Cheers!

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    The Skullcandy crew! (and some intruders)

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    about to start the screening

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    Full house

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    at least they look entertained

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    note to photographer: good timing Fabrice!

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    Magic!

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    haha. I’ve seen OPEN at least 60 times by now.

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    Cami Best leaving everyone speechless!

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    Gina on screen

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    So happy after the screening, everyone loved it!

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    It’s a wrap! This was awesome, thank you all!

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  • FUBU 2015! Skate Invaders x Toronto Girls Longboarding

    The annual FUBU (For Us By Us) Girls gathering happened last weekend in Canada. A rad event created by our girl Cindy Zhou to get girls together and encourage them to skate. Clinics, games and smiles all around. Despite the weather, these ladies (and Nuss) made the best out of it. Enjoy this beautiful recap filmed & edited by Jonathan Nuss, one of us.

    Make sure to follow Skate Invaders & Toronto Girls Longboarding for rad updates and events. Endless thanks to the scene shakers and everyone who’s investing time in growing the scene and the ladies in it. Love!

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    Diane Shaher, Hannah Winters, Janet Choi & Jess Elaiem. Peter Harrington photo.

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    Si Si Zhou continues the legacy. Peter Harrington photo.

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    Melissa Lee surely had fun. Jonathan Nuss photo.

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    Bothering game going strong! Jonathan Nuss photo

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    Joyce Kwan & the ladies enjoying. Jonathan Nuss photo.

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    Pack runs! Jonathan Nuss photo.

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    Candice Dungan, Hannah Winters, Miz Molly & Morrah Cameron shot by Jonathan Nuss. Beautiful!

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    Loryn, Morrah Cameron, Czarlene Efondo Pontejos & Angela Teves. Peter Harrington photo.

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    Waiting for the prizes. Jonathan Nuss photo.

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    Advanced Slalom Podium! Peter Harrington photo.

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    Amateur Slalom Podium! Peter Harrington photo.

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    DH Podium! Candice Dungan, Loryn & Morrah Cameron. Peter Harrington photo.

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    Squad!

     

     

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  • Valeria Kechichian’s TEDx Talk “We Ride The Shift”

    We’re more than proud to finally present you Valeria Kechichian‘s TEDx Talk in Madrid. For those of you who don’t know Valeria Co-Founded and runs Longboard Girls Crew.

    The theme of the event was “Shaking up the Order” and was perfectly organized by IE – Business School in Madrid. Valeria’s talk was “We Ride The Shift”. Please take 15 minutes to watch and hear our view on society, women, women in action sports, the absolute need for change and revolution. Also, some of Valeria’s personal story and struggles and how she has overcome many of these through skateboarding. Enjoy!

    Some of the highlights of the talk:

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    “The thing is, if you grew up in a mainstream western education like me chances are that you have been taught what you need to do at every age, what they expect from us at every age… born, go to school, we’re all the same, we don’t focus in any particular gift we may have, we have to fit in, and since we are little we live in a society were the meanest wins.. the strongest and ruthless for boys and the prettiest and meanest for the girls”

    Bukovski said:

    “Some lose all mind and becomes soul, insane. Some lose all soul and become mind, intellectual. Some lose both and become accepted”

    “When it comes to women, among many other things they make us chase these ideals that are impossible to achieve regarding youth, beauty and body shape. They make us think that our looks are more important than anything else we can offer to the world. We’re also often portrayed as trophies and highly objectified. The main message I get as a woman is DO NOT LOVE YOURSELF”.

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    “We are giving power to women not only through longboarding or skateboarding but through that feeling of stepping out of their comfort zones, doing something they never thought they would and that feeling affects your whole life. It gives you the empowering sense of freedom. For us, skateboarding is the tool. You chose your own”

    They make us think that there are so few spots for women in action sports, in business, in politics or any field that’s male dominated that we had to fiercely fight between each other and compete for those few spots… when the truth was absolutely different all the way… we will only REALLY make it if we stick together

    “Cause I believe that WE as women and US as a society have much bigger power and potential than what they want us to believe”

    “With what we did in our sport, we’re inspiring women worldwide to use the same camaraderie forces and apply them in their own fields”

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    “It doesn’t matter what your background is or where you’re coming from.. whatever you’ve been through life, we can all work for change…. We should all work for change”

    “It’s time to unlearn what we’ve been taught and start thinking out of the box. It’s time to shift”

    “Today, the biggest revolution is love. Be revolutionary”

    We want to thank each and everyone who made this event possible starting by the amazing staff of IE: Mercedes, Roger, Mica, Marine, Enrik, Rosario, Judy and everyone who dedicated long hours to make it happen. Endless thanks!

    Big thanks to the photographers of the photos we used for the presentation: Juan Rayos, Noelia Otegui, Rafael Lucena, Tony3Sixty, Tom Goldwasser and Gádor Salís.

    To all the athletes and photographers who gave us their photo to show our version of women by the following order:

    1. Cami Best shot by Khaleeq Alfred

    2. Lacey Baker shot by Mahfia.tv

    3. Nadjia Purtshert shot by David Birri

    4. Amanada Powell shot by Matt Kienzle

    5. Korina Smirek shot by Jonathan Viey

    6. Sina Candrian shot by Vanessa Andrieux

    7. Kara Marbe shot by Ishtar Bäcklund

    8. Alexandra Arendt shot by Christine Chau

    A big and special thanks to sister Kim Woozy, Founder of Mahfia.tv for all your help, assistance and inspiration on this one. Love you sis, thanks forever.

    To Laurent Perraud for the endless inspiration and support who along with Coco Taché & Iker Aguirre changed my life and helped me become the woman I’m today, in constant evolution.

    To all my friends and family who flew over to Spain to be with me, asked for the day at work or missed class: Mom, Car, Fede, Elena, Coco, Pepe & Thierry. As said, it wouldn’t have been the same without you! And to everyone who was with me that day, sent their love and saw it via live-streaming: I love you so much!!

    The rEVOLution started already. Let’s keep it rolling!

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  • Lauris ‘Guancha’ Rodriguez in KNK 2015

    One of Europe’s raddest freeriders Lauris Rodriguez AKA La Guancha went to KNK and did her thing. Not only she won the Red Bull No Paws Down race but she showed, once again, her amazing freeride skills. Take a minute to enjoy some of her best moments of KNK 2015. Guancha eres enorme!!

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  • OPEN premiere in Portland August 12!

    Daddies Board Shop and LGC are teaming up to host Portland’s premiere of OPEN, our latest movie Directed by Daniel Etura.

    Next Wednesday August 12 don’t miss a day filled with activities! It will start at 3pm where they will be hosting a skate session up at Mt. Tabor until 6pm.

    By 7pm they will have a loaded BBQ, drinks, snacks, and a whole lot more in store ready for the screening. OPEN riders Marisa Nunez and Cindy Zhou will be present to give a recap of the film and answer any questions anyone might have about this amazing project.

    With that being said, come join us for this event-filled day of fun with the Daddies Board Shop in Portland!

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