The female skateboarders proving that it is no longer just a sport for men
When skateboarding was born in the late 1950s, it was considered to be a very male-dominated scene, with very little room for the inclusivity of others. But with increasing take-up of the sport and pioneers paving the way, there are now more women than ever grabbing their boards to show what they can do.
In this article, we’ll look at some of the most influential female skaters in the sport and how they’ve made a statement when it comes to female skateboarders.
Lizzie Armanto is one of the most well-known female figures in skating today, and through her successful career to date she has helped to pave the way for other women to prove that skating isn’t just a sport for men.