• ‘Pear Shaped’ – a Surf Short by Lauren Hill


    Real talk is what gets us excited the most. Surfer (and now legend) Lauren Hill launched the short film ‘Pear Shaped’, a very real satire of the daily life of female surfers. The pressure of what media (and some pro surfers) shows vs. reality. Perfect-shaped bodies, tans, hairless legs and bikini areas are simply not real. Lauren makes fun of everything and through humor invites everyone to reflect on how much is expected from women, athletes or not. Natural things like our periods, our body hairs (or mucus!) are demonised and build up in a manner to make us feel embarrassed if any of these show up.

    In their own words: “Surfing tends to take itself pretty seriously, and women’s surfing carries the extra burden of not only having to be serious, but also be sexy”.

    So let’s laugh it all out and work harder on normalising and celebrating everything women-related. Periods, blood, hairs and our wonderful bodies. Bravo Lauren! You can follow her on Instagram.

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  • A Future on Wheels – Longboarding Project in Cambodia


    We just discovered A Future on Wheels, a longboarding project in Cambodia, that teamed-up with local NGO OBT (Organization for the basic training) to bring longboarding to children from the rural area of Chiro Village with limited access to talent-developing activities and get the opportunity to discover and develop their talents through longboarding, which can also contribute to personal development. The project will operate from September 10th until November 10th 2017.

    A Future on Wheels was created by Culiba Ballesta Torres, Jildou Dammers and Jay Alexis Nieto Ramirez. Please check out this video explaining why and how it was created and what they aim for.

    At the moment they are still recruiting hardware for the project, so please click HERE and contribute with whatever you have. Old boards, wheels, trucks, safety gear… everything counts!

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  • LGC Colombia – Cuatro Ruedas


    Las riders Colombianas Mónica de los Reyes y Carolina Ospina son fabulosas. Mónica tiene 50 años y Carolina 21. Las dos tienen caminos de vida muy distintos pero comparten una passion: el Downhill Skateboarding.

    Este es un breve video testimonial de lo que representa para cada una este deporte y los motivos por los que lo practican. Bravo señoras! Nos ha encantado.

    Cuatro Ruedas from Víctor González on Vimeo.

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    Monica de los Reyes is 50 and rad af.

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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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  • First all-female skate film in over a decade is coming!


    “Quit Your Day Job” is the first all-female skate film in the US in over a decade created by Erik Sandoval and Monique O’Toole. The film will showcase the most progressive street skating from the top female skateboarders in the world and also introduce up and coming skaters that are paving the way for the future generation of skateboarding.

    Legends like Vanessa Torres, Lacey Baker and Samarria Brevard are staring the film as well as the next generation of up and comers including Candy Jacobs, Nika Washington, Mariah Duran, Annie Guglia, and Savannah Headden.

    The official trailer is out and we couldn’t be more stoked! Check it out

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