Girl Skate UK x Signature Brew x IWD; 8th Birthday Party in London!

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!”

Menstrual Magic; How your period could boost your skating

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”

We spoke to industry insiders on their hopes for skateboarding in 2022

We thought we’d catch up with a bunch of our knowledgeable and influential friends within the skateboard industry on their hopes and aspirations for the womens skate scene for 2022, from professional skateboarders, business owners and an Olympic team manager – scroll on down to see what our insiders had to say! HELENA LONG InContinue reading “We spoke to industry insiders on their hopes for skateboarding in 2022”

‘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”

Georgie Winter Rogue Pro Board

How sweet is this one off pro board for Georgie Winter that she was presented by Jenna Selby of Rogue Skateboards in celebration of her wedding last week?! It was illustrated by the super talented Eloise Dörr and featured Georgie’s signature trick – the pogo! If you’re unfamiliar with Georgie, Jenna and the Rogue SkateboardsContinue reading “Georgie Winter Rogue Pro Board”