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Katya: Top Female Skateboarder

Katya: Top Female Skateboarder

Katya, 23, says she was destined to take up skateboarding.

Having been asked at least 100 times how she got into the male-dominated sport, Katya immediately responds that she was born on June 21, which happens to be ‘Go Skateboarding Day’, the sports official annual holiday.

She then adds that the English version of her name – Kate – along with the first initial of her family name – S – spells ‘skate.’

”I have tried everything – BMX, dancing, samba, snowboarding. But life led me to skateboarding.”

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