Skate-Spots


Girls Can Skate

Maria Arndt

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    Rachel Bruskoff — Osilnica, Slovenia.
    Rachel comes from Los Angeles, USA. She is a professional downhiller. In 2015 Rachel took part in downhill competitions on all continents (apart from the Antarctic). Photo: Maria Arndt.
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    Slovenia has been hosting the KnK Freeride competition for many years. It attracts freeriders from all over the world who want to conquer Osilnica’s demanding and technically challenging tracks. Photo: Maria Arndt.
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    Esther Suave — Heizhaus, Leipzig, Germany.
    Esther was born in Berlin. She is a very cheerful representative of the skateboarding movement. Like Rachel, she is a globetrotter. Of course, Esther is always accompanied by her board and surfboard. Photo: Maria Arndt.
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    The Leipzig Heizhaus is a popular skate park and a very good place for longboarding as well. Photo: Maria Arndt.

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    Cindy Zhou — Trocadéro, Paris, France.
    Cindy comes from Toronto, Canada. She has been actively skating for many years. She has mastered dancing, feints, and freeride. Photo: Maria Arndt.
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    The Trocadéro is one of the most popular spots for Paris longboarders. A lot of skaters regularly meet just in front of the Eiffel Tower to dance, feint, and slide. Photo: Maria Arndt.
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    Xenia Iwanova — Jahrhunderthalle, Bochum, Germany.
    Xenia comes from Bochum. She took up skateboarding when she was over 30 and likes to do all sorts of tricks on her board. Photo: Maria Arndt.
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    Yarhunderthalle in Bochum is one of the largest exhibition spaces in the city, hosted in a former steel factory. The square in front of the pavilion is a favourite place for skateboarders from the city and its suburbs. Photo: Maria Arndt.
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    Josefine Blume — Kesselbrink, Bielefeld, Germany.
    Josefine comes from Magdeburg. Currently she is working as a neurologist in Regensburg. You can see her at any skaters’ event. She likes skateboarding as much as her job. Photo: Maria Arndt.
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    Kesselbrink acquired its modern look only a couple of years ago. Now it is a skate park which, by the way, is one of the largest urban skate parks in Germany. It regularly hosts events for skaters and BMXers. Since 2015, this place has been hosting our GRRRLS* Festival. Photo: Maria Arndt.
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    Anastasia Kuzina — Gleisdreieck, Berlin, Germany.
    Anastasia was born in Moscow. Last year, she moved from London to Berlin where she decided to change her skateboard for a longboard. Photo: Maria Arndt.
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    Gleisdreieck is a park in Berlin with a popular skate park. Photo: Maria Arndt.
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    Femke Bosma — Caleta de Famara, Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain. Femke was born in Utrecht, the Netherlands. She started skateboarding at around 13 or 14. After graduating from high school, armed only with her passion for travel and desire for new discoveries, she set off for Spain at her own risk. Photo: Maria Arndt.
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    Famara is a comfortable surfer village, as well as a good place for skateboarding. Every year many longboarders come here to refresh both body and soul. Photo: Maria Arndt.

     

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