The Female Skaters in Brighton Are Killing It
‘i-D’ explores the blooming female skater scene in Brighton, England.
Exploring the resort seaside town of Brighton in England, i-D features 17-year-old skater Josie Millard. As the wunderkind discusses her early introduction to skateboarding via her brother, she passionately describes how she eventually fell in love with the subculture. Although female skaters definitely have not received as much attention as their male counterparts, Millard says that she is glad this trend has gradually been changing — sponsors are showing more support for female skaters and the scene has begun to garner wide recognition across digital platforms. Check out the empowering video above to learn more about Brighton’s blooming female skate scene.
For more girl power, don’t forget to check out this all-female skate crew in Miu Miu’s stunning short film.
- Ophelia Wynne