Lizzie Armanto, courtesy of Vans.
Creating space for women — or queer, trans, and non-binary skaters, for that matter — pansexual female the historically male-dominated skate scene ekater never been an easy feat.
Legendary female skaters like Elissa Steamer — the first pro female skater ever — and the queer, hard-hitting Vanessa Torres were some of the first to pave the way for greater inclusivity in skating. And smaller, female-founded skate brands watched their top skaters get signed by brands like Adidas or Nike — taking huge looking for younger skater chicks towards national recognition.
These seven inspiring female skaters accomplished some really remarkable things in Lacey Baker At just 25 years old, the legendary Lacey Baker is one of looking for younger skater chicks most well-known female skaters out there today — and proved to be another amazing year under her belt.
Lizzie Armanto Not everyone can defy gravity. But apparently Lizzie Armanto is among those who. Only a handful of skaters have ever been able to complete the stunt, long considered one of the most dangerous tricks in the sport.
Nora Vasconcellos As the first woman to looking for younger skater chicks the likes of Mark Gonzales and Daewon Song on the famed Adidas skateboarding team, Vasconcellos is definitely a skater to keep following in the coming year.
But last July, Vasconcellos watched her success manifest in a looling way when she received her own signature Adidas colorway — a bright purple hue accompanied by an embroidered floral design — for the classic Adidas Matchcourt RX.
Beatrice Domond Florida-native Beatrice Domond has come a long way from growing up as the only girl who skated in her town. Her unique style and genuine positivity have garnered her sponsors like Looking for younger skater chicks and Fucking Awesome — with much more to come in Leticia Bufoni Hailing from Sao Paolo, Brazil, year-old Leticia Bufoni has long been considered one of the best female skaters in the world.
Inshe became the only woman to take home three gold X Games gold medals in the same year. And inshe garnered international attention as the first skster to earn a coveted position on the Nike Skateboarding team.
With the Olympics right on the horizon, Bufoni will definitely be a female skater to keep in mind. Allysha Le Although Allysha Le, the year-old Dickies-sponsored skater from Southern Looking for younger skater chicks, is less than five feet tall, her height is definitely not indicative of the size of her accomplishments in Rachelle Vinberg year-old Rachelle Vinberg has been steadily gaining traction in the skate world for years.
Vinberg was scouted right from a New York skatepark while mid-conversation with Nina Chlcks, a fellow skater and co-star in the film, for her style and quirky personality.