Jeah, nicht nur in Berlin gibt es ein Longboard-Angebot, das auf weibliche Longboard-Fahrerinnen zusammengeschnitten ist. In Madrid hat das eine echt coole Dimension erreicht. Die Longboard Girls Crew fährt da nämlich nicht nur zusammen, sondern die sind auch medial aktiv, stellen Videos und Fotos online und haben eine ziemlich gut gemacht Webpräsenz. Großartig dabei das Selbstbewusstsein und das Selbstverständnis, was an den Tag gelegt wird:

Longboard Girls Crew (LGC) was created by a group of girls that tired of being always a minority in male dominated crews, understood that something had to be done to fill a void existing within the world of longboarding: an international female longboarding community. These girls realized that when skating together the vibe was different, they felt more confident, relaxed and couldn’t but imagine that same happened everywhere else. So, why not encourage this kind of encounters to take place more often? Where are the girls and how can we get them together?

Since its beginnings LGC has gradually become a supportive platform that allows the interaction between girls who skate or are interested in taking up longboarding find a place where they can meet other girls, show their talent, create local crews, share tips, where skate-meetings are arranged etc. In short a place that spreads the stoke from the girls point of view.
Talented female skaters have been practicing and competing at a professional level since the 1960’s, yet the sport still continues to be plagued by the usual gender stereotypes; people are surprised to see girl skaters, and even girls themselves have been put off by skating. Perhaps this happened in part because a community and support network like LGC didn’t exist up until now.

Da sich die LGCs auch als international verstehen, wäre das für die Berliner FrauenRollRunde vielleicht ein An- und Verknüpfungspunkt. Aber nun genug der Worte, die Girls in Action kann man jetzt hier sehen:

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