• Olympic-Bound Skateboarder Lizzie Armanto on Rising Above Sexism and Making History

    2 monthes ago - By PopSugar

    Watching Lizzie Armanto skateboard is hypnotic. She glides across the concrete bowl like it's made of water, skims up one side and down the other, propels herself off the lip of concrete and into high-flying, rim-skimming tricks that look smooth and effortless. Even when she falls, skidding down on her knee pads, it's graceful.
    Armanto will be the first to tell you that every skateboarder falls; it's to be expected when your sport is all about flying down a nearly frictionless surface, defying gravity, and testing the physical limits of a deck of wood and four wheels. But even with the...
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