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First 16 Plus Skate Sesh

This past Saturday was our first 16+ age group skate sesh. It reminded me of the very early days of 100% Skate Club, when we had no children in the club. About a quarter of the 13 skater girls were new to the club. A couple had never been to a skatepark before, so they were happy to be with …

Skateboarding Lessons at 100 Percent Skateclub

At 100% Skate Club we get asked all the time if we give lessons. At this time, we don’t give formal skateboarding lessons. We’re a mentorship club where more experienced skaters help out those who want to try new things or need help with hand holding when doing things like dropping in. Many times parents of our younger skaters also …

Safety gear for skateboarding — What to get and where to get it

Helmets — Protect your brain. If you’re under 18 helmets are mandatory at 100% Skate Club meet ups and events — but we think they’re beneficial for all ages. As most skaters can tell you, it only takes a little rock or someone snaking you to throw you to the ground and onto your head. Broken bones heal, but the …

A Look Back at What Flamingo Photography Workshop

On Saturday, June 17th, 2017 the What Flamingo Photography Workshop was lead by Marlene Hielema. She shared her skills and stoke for skateboard photography with this rad crew who will be documenting all girls skate tour later this week. Thanks, Marlene!

Two girls and two women skateboarding

100% Skate Club Changes for Season 5

Wow, Season 5 is here already! We are stoked with the continued growth of 100% Skate Club over the past four skate seasons. With more and more girls attending our weekly sessions, it’s clear that we need to make some changes to our ever-expanding club. This season we are splitting 100% Skate Club into two groups for the weekly drop …