Skate Like a Girl (engl.)

Skate Like a Girl (engl.)
$ 40.00| £ 29.99 (* recommended retail price)

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. Filled with stunning full-color photographs of 33 remarkable female skaters in action, this book pays homage to the incredible range of styles, ethnicities, and ages that make up a rapidly growing community. There’s Emily Pross, one of the top downhill skaters in the world, who is known as the “fastest woman on four wheels,” Lucy Osinski and Danielle Francine, cofounders of GRLSWIRL, a grassroots all-female skate community, and Nyimas Bunga Cinta, the youngest ever medalist at age 12 in the Asian Games in women’s street. There are skate coaches, longboard dancers, skate filmmakers, and skateboard makers. You’ll meet skaters who are moms, artists, models, surfers, and architects. What they all have in common is that skating is their way of life. Each profile offers its subject’s own words of wisdom about going after your dreams, falling hard, and getting right back up. The book also includes pages of practical information on everything from skateboarding organizations that champion women, to crews, schools, and camps for girls all over the world. Filled with empowering images and inspiring words, this book will encourage girls and women of every age to get on a board and shred!

  • Der erste Bildband über Skaterinnen!

  • Inspirierende Fotografien zeigen die Skater-Kultur an den schönsten Orten weltweit: von Kalifornien bis Indonesien, von Paris bis Seoul

  • Persönliche Porträts starker Sportlerinnen wie Emily Pross, Lucy Osinski & Danielle Francine, Cindy Whitehead, Valeria Kechichian, Sally Carden, Gina Mendez, Noemi Zonta, Bunga Nyimas Cinta uvm.

  • Spannende Einblicke in die immer größer werdende Szene von Profi-Skaterinnen

Hardcover, 256 pages, 21,0 x 26,0 cm, 240 color illustrations
ISBN: 978-3-7913-8707-9
Release date:
US September 08, 2020
UK September 08, 2020


Carolina Amell

Carolina Amell is a graphic designer specializing in contemporary visual culture and author of Surf Like a Girl (by Prestel). She is based in Barcelona, Spain.

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