Girl skaters have increasingly joined the arena of professional skateboarding due to their sheer talent and skill. Since its inception in California (USA).USA) in the 60's, this discipline was framed in a purely masculine environment. But now, as in many other extreme sports, the girls have shown that they deserve their good place in the world of skateboarding. They are extremely talented girls who amaze us all with their technique and ability, but no one told us that they would look so pretty doing their tricks on skates!
DISCOVER THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AND TALENTED PROFESSIONAL SKATEBOARDERS
LETICIA BUFONI E SILVA
Leticia Bufoni is one of the most famous and popular skaters in the world. This girl, originally from Sao Paulo, is a star in Brazil, and she even has her own television show. He started in the world of skateboarding when he was 9 years old, although he had his first skate at the age of 11. Leticia, with her Goofy style, participated in her first X Games when she was 14 years old and from then on she has managed to master a unique technique that makes her a very talented skater girl internationally.
At 33 years old, the skater Eliana Elosco has shown an unmistakable technical talent in her participation in the X Games. Currently in her role as a mother, she tries to practice her sports passion daily in the Goofy style that characterizes her, and continues to surf the asphalt in the streets of Sao Paulo (Brazil), the province where she was born.
Anne-Sophie Julien is a gorgeous Canadian skater, actress and model. At the age of 14 he was introduced to the world of skateboarding, and became a member of the renowned group of Canadian skaters, the "Skirtboarders". This extremely talented skater has also stood out a lot as an actress and television host, and currently leads a very active life in the world of skateboarding and in her career as a public figure.
Karen Jonz Domingos Santos Claudio, known only as Karen Jonz, is a Brazilian skateboarder, singer and designer, a pioneer in the sport of skateboarding in her country since she turned 17 years old. In her beginnings she competed in vertical skateboarding against men, where she became vice champion. He went on to win the Skateboarding World Cup four times, and also won the X Games vertical skateboarding competition in Los Angeles in 2008. Without a doubt, Karen is a very talented girl and passionate about breaking with the schemes without stopping her.
Elizabeth “Lizzie” Armanto, is a professional skateboarder (with dual Finnish and American citizenship) who knows how to defy gravity and leave all her fans speechless. Born in 1993, Lizzie made history just a few months ago by becoming the first woman to complete Tony Hawk's impressive 360º vertical loop, a feat few have ever completed. Armanto is a two-time X Games medalist, taking home gold at the first Women's Skateboard Park event in 2013. He is currently preparing to participate in the next Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Born in Chesapeake, Virginia (USA).USA), Mimi Knoop has been a professional skateboarder since 2003. She has been highly recognized for earning five X Games medals. In addition, she founded the Women's Skateboarding Alliance and Hoopla Skateboards to help promote skateboarding among young girls. Today she has become a talented multimedia artist and designer. Her portfolio includes the creation of the Vans brand name and logo for the Girls Combi Pool Classic contest.
Pamela Rosa is a young and extremely talented skater from San Jose dos Campo, Brazil. At the age of 20, and with her regular style, Rosa has won 6 X Games medals, including two golds, and competed in the Street League Skateboarding Tour (London) in 2019, placing in first place. That same year he earned his second straight victory at the Dew Tour in Long Beach. Pamela has recognized that being a skateboarder has helped her get ahead financially and she is very proud to be able to help her family thanks to it. Without a doubt, her technique, self-confidence and skill in the sport have led her to succeed and stand out wonderfully in the world of skateboarding with sponsors such as Nike and Silver Trucks Brazil.
Candy Jacobs is an amazing Dutch skateboarder, world champion of the Street Women's competition in the Netherlands. Although she is originally from Tegelen, her favorite place in the world to skate is Los Angeles, California, the mecca of the sport. With his Goofy style, Candy started skateboarding in 2003, and since then he has dedicated all his free time to this sport that has become his true passion. Now skating has become her full time job and she is fascinated by it. She has participated in 10 X Games, placing fourth at both XGames Austin in 2016 and XGames Norway in 2018. In June 2019, she placed third at the Dew Tour Long Beach, behind Pamela Rosa and Leticia Bufoni. Candy Jacobs is currently preparing to participate in the next Olympic Games.
Born in Pembroke, Massachusetts (USA).USA), Nora Vasconcellos became the first girl to join legends Mark Gonzales and Song Dae-won on the renowned Adidas skate team. In addition, she inspired the brand to make a micro-documentary about her and create skate shoes in her honor, the Matchcourt RX Nora, and in her favorite color (pastel lilac). Being a fan of the animated television series Rocket Power, Nora was introduced to sports at a very young age, inspired by the character of Reggie, the only girl in the series who practiced extreme sports. Nora has become an internationally recognized skater, with skills and techniques that have led her to leave her anxieties behind and become the great skater she is today.
Amelia Brodka has been a professional skateboarder since 2007. Although he was born in Poland, he has spent most of his life in California. She is passionate about skateboarding, and has shown her great talent and skill in her many appearances at X Games around the world. In addition, he is very interested in communication and cinema. She directed the women's documentary Underexposed: A Women's Skateboarding Documentary, in which she explores women's skateboarding and the gender disparities in the sport. She also co-created Exposure, a women's skateboarding championship. Amelia has excelled as the excellent skater she is in international vert, park and bowl competitions for the past decade, and has sought to advocate for gender equality in the discipline.
There is no doubt that these girls know very well how to handle themselves on a skateboard!
Her talent, desire to excel, years of practice, and technique have led this girl group to compete in high-class global matches throughout their careers, earning valuable sponsorships and capturing the hearts of their fans. They are certainly a complete and utter inspiration!