I tried to do this Street Plant deck justice with a custom grip job!Continue reading “Street Plant Total Weirdo”
If you are just here for the skateboards, you may wonder why I’m linking to a lawyering podcast. Well, when Nicole Abboud invited me to be on The Gen Y Lawyer Podcast, she asked about GirlSkateCos. We spent a few minutes talking about why I started this website, skateboarding at the 2020 Summer Olympics, and more. It’s just about 6 minutes, and this link will take you straight to the skateboarding stuff, which starts at 43:36:
I also transcribed a bit of it below.Continue reading “GirlSkateCos on The Gen Y Lawyer Podcast”
If you bought a kid a skateboard and it is starting to look beat to hell or a skater kid you know has a birthday coming up, it’s time for a new deck. While wheels, bearings, and trucks last for a while, decks usually last about 1–3 months, depending on how hard they are skated.
Plus it just feels awesome to stand on a fresh deck.
If it is your first time setting up a new deck or helping a kid set one up, this video will get you through it!Continue reading “How to Set Up a New Skateboard Deck”
Since everyone who knows me knows I skate, and since many people around my age (~40) have kids or know one, I get asked fairly regularly what skateboard they should buy for a kid. Here is the advice I give.Continue reading “How to Buy a Kid a Skateboard”
This site exists to make it easier to spend your money at woman-owned skateboard companies.
When I decided I wanted to buy my next deck from a woman-owned company, I couldn’t find any up-to-date lists. I checked with Skate Like a Girl, but they didn’t know of any lists either.Continue reading “Support Woman-Owned Skateboard Companies!”