‘This is a place for all of us’: The changing face of the Twin Cities skate scene

Skateboarding — at least in the mainstream — has historically been a sport dominated by young boys, and skateparks can be intimidating spaces for those who are new to skating. Slowly, the skate scene is welcoming a new generation of people across all identities. It’s even become an Olympic sport.

We visited skateparks around the Twin Cities and heard from a group of diverse skaters about their experiences and perspectives on the current state of skateboarding.

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