Podcast: Shredding Skateboarding's Glass Ceiling - Featuring Cara-Beth & Mimi Knoop.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

All info via the Smithsonian Museum

When Mimi Knoop entered her first skateboarding competition at 24 years old, she never anticipated leaving her mark on the sport forever. But in the early 2000s, she formed an alliance with pioneering skateboarder Cara-Beth Burnside to make a simple request: that the X Games—and the rest of the skateboarding industry—treat women skateboarders the same way they treat their male peers.

You can listen to this Season 5  Sidedoor podcast via  The Smithsonian Education link - HERE

And after the podcast, make sure you scroll down the page to check out some really cool items from women's skateboarding over the years, that now reside in the Smithsonian Museum collections.

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