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FAQ

Frequently asked questions

How do I become an Ambassador?


Potential ambassadors must go through an application process. 2020 applications are closed. Updates for the application process for 2021 will be posted on our website.




What is the age requirement for an Ambassador?


16 years of age




Where can I find a list of skate resources?


Check out The Black List, a list of resources created by Patrick Kigongo and published to Thrasher’s website.




How do I know what skate equipment to purchase?


The best way is to reach out to someone who does the type of skating you want to do. The more people you can talk to the better. Ask them what equipment they use and why. Most importantly ask them what equipment they started with. Feel free to reach out under our posts when you see the type of skating you like. Also utilize our skater database. We will use the database to connect skaters and instructors in similar areas as they become available, and when it is safe to do so.




What is the best way to contact Black Girls Skate for media inquiries/collaborations?


Please reach out via out contact form on our website at blackgirlsskate.org




What is the Black Girls Skate Care Box Program?


BGS care boxes are statements activating skaters in various ways, for some a starter kick, others a hardware upgrade or a gesture of appreciation. Thus far we have gifted 100 care boxes.




What are Black Girl Skate Popups?


Black Girls Skate popups are serises of events meant to promote safe space, positive learning experiences, and inclusion. These are lead by BGS crew members. These events are open to all regardless of race, gender, and skate style.





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