Ever wanted to learn how to skate a bowl? Join us Saturday April 2nd for a 2 hour coaching session in a one-of-a-kind bowl with a small group of skaters of a similar ability. We have two sessions available to suit most skill levels – choose from; Beginners Learn the basics of bowl skating. PerfectContinue reading “Learn to Skate Bowl with Us! 2hr Skateboard Lesson at Selfridges Bowl in London”
KICK, PUSH, COAST: Years wasted avoiding skateboarding until I found a place in the woods that felt safe and inclusive. Words by Heather Loweena, a Sex Educator, Lomilomi practitioner and guest at last years retreat at The Skate Retreat in Norfolk. I’m not sure when I first felt drawn to skateboarding but I know thatContinue reading “How a Women’s Skateboard Retreat Helped me Claim my Space in Skateboarding”
After sadly having to give last years birthday celebrations a miss, we are BACK for another party – this time it’s in London and we are turning 8! Girl Skate UK launched in 2014, back when there were no other online female skate communities in the country. We are SO humbled by how big ourContinue reading “Girl Skate UK x Signature Brew x IWD; 8th Birthday Party in London!”
We delve into the two main hormones responsible during our menstrual cycle, and how we can use these to our advantage when it comes to skateboarding.
This is what it’s like to enter a skate competition for the first time… Written by Jazz Gordon I attended the Skateboard GB National Championships on the 11th April 2021 at Graystone Sports Centre in Manchester. This was my first experience of a skate competition, having only skated for a year and a half. IContinue reading “Diary Of A First Time Skate Competitor”
For the first time, there will be full gender parity in terms of athlete numbers at the Olympic Games Paris 2024. Yet, research studies on sports performance factors still mostly include male participants; females represent only 35% of the athletes studied. The frequent non-inclusion of female athletes in research studies is largely due to theContinue reading “Menstrual Magic; How your period could boost your skating”