• IDF’s Keep It High in Philippines WQS results!


    IDF‘s Keep It High WQS is a wrap. Even though many of us are still in grieve due to the tragic event that happened during Philippine’s VLT where riders Lorraine & Nikki were senselessly murdered, IDF‘s Keep it High race took place this past weekend in Batangas, also Philippines with many international riders.

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    We still smile <3 Jenny, Julia, Sylvia, Suzie, Abigail and Elissa. Photo credit Elissa Mah

    The race started dry and sunny and ended up all wet. Still everyone gave their best. LGC New Zealand Ambassador Elissa Mah took first (congrats!!!) followed by current IDF’s #2 Woman world ranked Jenny Schauerte and local Abigail Viloria on third. Congrats ladies!

    Womens Podium:
    1. Elissa Mah (New Zealand)
    2. Jenni Schauerte (United Kingdom)
    3. Abigail Viloria (Philippines)
    4. Julia Barklow (USA)
    5. Zuzana Beranova (Czech Republik)
    6. Sylvia Mena (Costa Rica)

    Next stop is in two weeks in South Korea. Arirang Hill Fest is what’s up. Stay tuned and follow the IDF web and social media channels for all updates!

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    LGC New Zealand’s Ambassador takes home the gold! Congrats Elissa Mah! Photo by Hawgs Wheels

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    Safety first?

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    The podium. Congrats ladies!

     

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  • LGC India in India’s Surf Festival!


    Longboard Girls Crew India is going to the India Surf Festival (ISF) on November 12-14, 2016 in Ramachandi Beach, Konark, Orissa.

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  • GRRRLS* Skate Fest 2016 in Bielefeld


    The girls of GRRRLS* can skate want to invite you to the GRRRLS* Skate Fest in September 2016 in Bielefeld, Germany! For three days, from friday 16th to sunday 18th, there will be action on and around the ‘Kesselbrink’!

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    With the project they want to question social certainties and break constraints, so that people can live and love independently. They are working as a self-organised group since 2014 that organizes events and supports / practices emancipatory girl*/women* work by skateboarding.

    Again and again they noticed many young girls* and women* that want to experience skate- and longboarding and they wanted to promote/support that! They see their work as an educational work and believe that sport – as socialization experience – is an important approach of youth and adult education and a good way to work against gender stereotypes and to reduce them. They love to combine the practice of skating and the theory of questioning gender roles, to create new images and role models.

    Like at their first Skate Fest 2015 they want to focus this year again on a showcase of all different disciplines (we can offer Street, a wooden BMX park, Vert Ramp, Longboard Dancing and Freestyle) and not in a competition orientated contest. It is their goal to give female skaters more visibility and also a safe place to push their limits and also to overcome the fear to skate in public — True to the motto The important thing is not winning but taking part! The GRRRLS* will also organize the mini fun contest again to get all skill levels and skaters from skateboarding and longboarding together and have a good time. They can look back with such pleasure on a perfect weekend with 35 skaters, 45 workshop participants and over 600 visitors and can’t wait for september to come!

    On the last day everything will be about learning how to skate. The Skate Fest will offer different skate workshops for skateboarding and longboarding with experienced instructors for different skill levels.

    All girls* and women*, lesbians, queers, trans*people, intersex-people, butches, dykes and femmes are welcome!

    30 free accommodations will be available, register for Showcase, Mini Fun Contest and overnight accommodation until 31th of August to grrrlscanskate@gmx.de

    Follow them on social media for updates! Check their Facebook & Instagram accounts plus the Facebook event HERE!

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    Schedule:

    // Day 1 – Friday, September 16, 2016

    Skater’s BBQ (all participants are welcome)

     

    // Day 2 – Saturday, September 17, 2016 (public)

    Grrrls*-Skate session

    Showcase

    – Skatepark (Streets, Wood Park, Vert)

    – Longboard Dancing + Freestyle

    Mini Fun Contest

    After Show Party at Gegenüber

     

    // Day 3 – Sunday, September 18 2016

    Workshops for Beginner (longboard and skateboard)

    Open skate session at the Kesselbrink

     

    Have fun everyone, skate safe and enjoy!

     

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  • Vans Park Series – Results, review & photos!


    Yesterday July 26th the Vans Park Series took place in Huntington Beach, California. The inaugural Vans Park Series establishes the premier global points ranking system for Men’s and Women’s in the park category, so the top 10 qualifiers from yesterday out of the 33 riders invited from all over the world are going to Malmo, Sweden for the World Championship.

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    Ready? Patrick O’Dell photo.

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  • LGC Greece’s first Girls Meet & Longboard Workshop!


    Longboard Girls Crew Greece is a small team of girls who mostly want to have fun riding and inspire other girls to join. Some of us have been skating for longer and some are in their very first steps… That said we thought we had to organize our first workshop to show how easy is to ride and that anyone can join the crew !

    So, as part of a local collaboration with a festival in Thessaloniki – STAMP Festival – we organised on Go Skateboarding Day (June 21) our first official Longboarding Workshop with the help of our local crew ‘Salunatics’ and using the equipment (longboards & protection gear) lent to us by the local sports center ‘WE’!

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