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BOARDERS WITHOUT BORDERS - DOCUMENTARY SCREENING

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Impact Hub Birmingham

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Join us for the screening of our exclusive documentary of our latest project "Boarders Without Borders".

For the past six months, we have taken a group of young women aged 16-25 from different ethnic minority backgrounds with little or no longboarding experience and formed the UK's first female, BAME* long boarding crew.

Longboarding originally started in Hawaii in the 1950s as a response to surfers wanting to continue their sport on land when the waves were too small to surf. It then became commerically available in 1958 and quickly became a popuar sport amongst teenagers and young people in Hawaii and California by the 1970's.

Together with Sport England, we wanted to use sport as a tool for social change where we could build confidence, create inclusion and offer something new and niche to our community of Birmingham.

We decided to film the entire journey to create a legacy and inspire the next generation of girls to try new things, break barriers and feel confident to engage in sport.

You will get a chance to meet the boarders, ask questions, hear more about who we are and what we do and of course, enjoy the documentary!


*BAME - black, Asian, minority ethnic.

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