Last week we met the woman behind Lyke Minded, Ali, her boyfriend Drew, and their adorable new pup Larry David. We were so excited to see their home she designed and learn more about what Lyke Minded is. We enjoyed mimosas, chatted about life, uncovered some interesting facts about their home, and of course loved on little Larry David.
There seems to be endless unwanted male attention as a woman on a skateboard. I felt like I wasn’t allowed at the local skate park, like I wasn’t good enough and couldn’t hold my own. I felt like that was because I was a girl… GRLSWIRL is changing that feeling.
Years ago, I stumbled on a surf video of a few women in Sri Lanka. It was the most beautiful surf, landscape, and culture I had seen. My young, teenage self searched where the heck Sri Lanka was and my heart sunk. All the way across the world? I thought I would never make it there, so I let that dream die.
The Glide. A sensation conceived from paradox. Heart pounding, blood pumping, wind whipping through your hair, it's the thrilling moment on a board that allows space to simply be; to exist in the relaxed detachment from effort, when time is slowed to a pace where one can cohabitate with conundrum, and be truly present with style and ease in the midst of rapid fluidity.