‘Drafts’ Vol 1 – A Street Skate Edit by Hilda Quick

Well, it’s been a good couple of years since we’ve seen a true street/DIY skate edit crafted from the hands of a female! Filmed and edited by Leeds based skateboarder and The Skate Retreat photographer, Hilda Quick, this is Volume 1 in her aptly named miniseries ‘Drafts’ – a title referring to Hildas first stepContinue reading “‘Drafts’ Vol 1 – A Street Skate Edit by Hilda Quick”

#SKATEWITHPRIDE – How LGBTQIA+ Visibility Helps Skateboarding Grow

In skating I think it’s safe to say we’ve all seen or heard our fair share of something that goes like this: ‘it doesn’t matter who you are, just skate’. But the fact is this isn’t necessarily true. While the ‘it doesn’t matter’ attitude can be liberating for some, for others it can feel likeContinue reading “#SKATEWITHPRIDE – How LGBTQIA+ Visibility Helps Skateboarding Grow”

Have you heard of the ‘Girls Can’t Skate Crew’?

To celebrate the launch of our latest collab, we catch up with founder of the ‘Girls Can’t Skate Crew’, Kellie Simpson to find a bit more about her London based crew… Hi Kellie! Who are the girls skate crew, where are you based and how  long has it been going? The Girls Can’t Skate Crew wasContinue reading “Have you heard of the ‘Girls Can’t Skate Crew’?”