Redefining the sesh through a spiritual sisiterhood designed to foster self-development and leadership skills, Skater Uktis are challenging the status quo in skateboarding. Ukti, or Ukhti, meaning ‘my sister’ in Arabic, perfectly describes the unique nature of the all-female Muslim crew originating in London, and now operating in 13+ countries where the goal is toContinue reading “An Interview with Skater Uktis”
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Olympic Street: A Quick Recap
Last week we saw skateboarding making its Olympic debut. Originally announced in 2016, skating’s inclusion has been the subject of 5 years’ worth of anticipation and debate. Whether or not you personally believe skateboarding should be featured in the Olympics, or even be considered a sport, it is undoubtedly a pivotal moment. Skateboarding’s acceptance intoContinue reading “Olympic Street: A Quick Recap”
Danni Gallacher x Girl Skate UK is pro!
We are super stoked to announce that Danni Gallacher, founder of Girl Skate UK is now PRo for CHPo Brand! I’m not the first, and most definitely won’t be the last to tell how you how blessed we are to have someone in the skateboarding community that is so passionate and dedicated as Danni Gallacher.Continue reading “Danni Gallacher x Girl Skate UK is pro!”
#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”
Go Skateboarding Day 2021 – UK Events.
Now running for almost two decades, Go Skateboarding Day is a chance for us all to get out there, have fun and celebrate skateboarding. Whether you prefer a quiet curb sesh, hitting the park with your mates, or spot hunting in the streets… whatever you decide to do, June 21st is a day to getContinue reading “Go Skateboarding Day 2021 – UK Events.”
GSUK nominated for National Diversity Award 2021
Click here to vote for Girl Skate UK Girl Skate UK has been nominated for the Community Organisation award at the National Diversity Award 2021s. This award recognises individuals and groups from grass roots communities who have contributed to creating a more diverse and inclusive society. As a grassroots organisation committed to making the skateboardingContinue reading “GSUK nominated for National Diversity Award 2021”