Birthday Jam Mega Montage

366 days it’s been since the last Girl Skate UK skate event – the longest since we came to being in March 2014! We’ve been taking a trip down Memory Lane, going through all of our clips from past parties and jams to edit into a compilation showing all of our ‘best bits’ from yearsContinue reading “Birthday Jam Mega Montage”

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GSUK!

It’s GSUK’s 7th birthday (wahoo!), which should mean skating, good vibes, and most importantly: cake. In past years GSUK have hosted a fair share of bumper birthday bashes, with giveaways, raffles, and competitions at indoor parks around the country, including Flo and Broom skateparks in Nottingham and Leicester. But sadly, in light of the pandemicContinue reading “HAPPY BIRTHDAY GSUK!”

Announcing Our New Media Team!

I am so unbelievably stoked to announce our shiny new media team! For the past 7 years I have managed all aspects of running Girl Skate UK, from the website and social platforms to the merch design and events – with the help of my more sociable wingwoman and nollie flip extraordinaire, Kirsty Tonner. WithContinue reading “Announcing Our New Media Team!”

Helena Long Goes Pro! (Again!)

Congratulations to our long time friend, Helena Long who just recently turned pro for Poetic a collective – a skateboard brand based out of Malmö, Sweden. Helena has smashed it this year, with video parts in Poetic Collective’s ‘Fluid’, alongside Vans ‘Credits’ and she also made Front cover for Grey Skateboard Magazine, the first UKContinue reading “Helena Long Goes Pro! (Again!)”

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’?”

LACEY BAKER ON THE GENDER GAP WITHIN SKATEBOARDING

http://youtu.be/VJQSzsw7JNw The skate industry isn’t equal, according to professional skater Lacey Baker. She is critical of the industry for the discrepancy between what male skaters earn versus female skaters, and she says the only way to break the glass ceiling is for women in the industry to carve out their own space.