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The Only Girl in the Skate Park

The Only Girl in the Skate Park

Originally written for Ladybits on Medium as part of their "Only Woman in the Room" collection. 

It began at the Chicago mall where they filmed Weird Science. I spotted this hot pink skateboard with green grab rails and a huge black tail guard. I placed it it on the carpeted floor and stepped on it. I went one way, the board went the other. My nine-year-old self thought, “Skateboarding is impossible.” Too late, I was hooked.

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An Off-Road Virgins’ First Time

An Off-Road Virgins’ First Time

I own two motorbikes in London, one for looks, the other for speed and comfort. Neither of these bikes or any of the thousands of miles I’ve ridden on them adequately prepared me for what I was about to experience when I went off-roading in Iceland for the first time. 

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