SBS Story on a Bridge Across Skating, Academia and Vietnamese Community

Thanks to SBS News #myaustralia series and Naveen Razik for breaking stereotypes and doing this story on skateboarding, Asian Australian academic and Viet adoptee communities and how me and others carve a sense of home and belonging in them. Posted 25 Jan 2020 on first day of Vietnamese New Year. Article link here / SBS Radio Audio link here /  Video here on Twitter with captions in English language supplied.
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Meet the awesome communities am so fortunate to be a part of at:
Girls Skate Brisbane GSB – Co-founded with Evie Ryder, Tora Cordelia and OGs earlier on Sophia Ross and Amanda F.  + Adopted Vietnamese International (AVI) Facebook Group Adopted Vietnamese International (AVI) Historical Web Page + Consent is Rad. Special shout out to some amazing womxn who have inspired me for a long time to be strong, practice gratitude and contribute in our own ways: Sarah Huston, Izy Duncombe, Kim Woozy and Yullin Oliver.
 
Acknowledgement of Country

Girls Skate Brisbane is based in Meanjin and acknowledges the people who are the traditional custodians of the land,  the Turrbal and Jagera First Nations owners, pays respect to the Elders, past and present, and extends that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 

Photos below by @brem_gnar_the_creative

 

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