Entries by Justin

Exposure Skate empowers female skateboarders

SAN DIEGO — A local nonprofit aims to get women and girls of all ages into the skate park and onto a skateboard. Tabitha Lipkin explains how Exposure Skate provides women with a place to learn while giving back. “After seeing my own girls start skateboarding when they were 6 and 8, I saw the […]

Skate Rising lends a helping hand to Rady Children’s Hospital

Encinitas’ non-profit Skate Rising delivered boxes of fun activity kits, made by 75 young skater girls, to Rady Children’s Hospital patients on July 13. Calli Kelsay is the founder and program director of Skate Rising, which has a mission to teach compassion through service, empowerment and skateboarding to girls between the ages of 4-18. “We […]

Napa skateboarding event to support service, empowerment

A skateboarding tour directed at young skaters will make a stop Sunday morning in Napa, with the twin goals of service and empowering girls in the sport. Skate Rising will bring its Feed the Need tour to the Napa Skate Park at Kennedy Park in a program that runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. […]

Changing the Game for Women and Girls in Skateboarding

Join us on Women Lead Radio as Michelle Bergquist, your host of Women Leading the Way, has a conversation with Amelia Brodka, President of Exposure Skate, on the opportunties for women and girls to change the game in skateboarding.