Author Archives: indigowilling

New article about Pushing Boarders in Yeah Girl Media

New article about Pushing Boarders I wrote for Yeah Girl Media is now live – read here with photos by legend Norma Ibarra There’s an ethical turn in skateboarding and Pushing Boarders, the world’s first and largest academic skateboarding conference, illuminated that. The inaugural … Continue reading

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Consent is Rad in Skateism Mag

Thank you Skateism Magazine for writing an article about Consent is Rad, a no naming, shaming or blaming collaborative project with a focus on expressions of care, education and the promotion of consent as a positive part of how we interact … Continue reading

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Ordinary Girl in an Extraordinary World

This month has been really busy and it has been really lovely to be asked by various media to talk and share about things I love, live and breath. This includes skateboarding, which has numerous social benefits and intriguing sociological … Continue reading

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Racism, Sport & Genders: Moving Together & Beyond Binaries Inaugural Event

Photos from the debut of the ‘Racism, Sport & Genders: Moving Together & Beyond Binaries’ public lecture, Yugambeh and Komburmerri Land, Gold Coast Campus, Griffith University, Australia.  On 20th of September 2019 we held the very first free Public Lecture … Continue reading

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Vent City Podcast Interview with Ryan Lay recorded at Pushing Boarders

🐶🛹 VENT CITY PODCAST:  I’ve never really been on a pod cast and somehow I was on one in a recent interview by Ryan Lay @ryan_lay on Vent City @vent.city recorded at the Pushing Boarders conference. Subscribe to support the show and listen. Currently … Continue reading

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‘Racism, Sport and Genders: Moving Together and Beyond Binaries

Archive: Registration details here Racism, Sport and Genders: Moving Together Beyond Binaries Public Lecture and Workshop Co-Convened by Dr Indigo Willing OAM and Dr Adele Pavlidis Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research Held: Friday 20th September – 4pm to 5pm … Continue reading

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Excited to be promoting amazing individuals’ stories as a contributor at Yeah Girl Media

Super stoked to join the Yeah Girl Media team of contributors in 2019. Stories will include features on various people, issues and events in skateboarding. The next one will share some of the insights, goals and fun had by panelists and attendees … Continue reading

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People, thoughts, passionate skaters in Huck by Hannah Bailey

Was such a sincere and deep learning experience. May the many brave conversations and acts skaters were pushing forward at the conference continue to be supported 🛹❤️ Some words by skaters and photography by Hannah Bailey from Neon Stash here And yes, … Continue reading

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Thank you Griffith University News

Thank you Griffith University News for supporting research on contemporary cultures and issues such as skateboarding.  Article about my trip to be a part of the Pushing Boarders conference 15-18th August 2019 in Malmo, Sweden hosted by Reverb Skateboarding, Skate … Continue reading

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Skateism Interview with Sander Hölsgens

An article on opening gates rather than gate keeping in youth scenes and subcultures – with a special focus on skateboarding. Thank you Sander for your integrity, care for real things and dedication to bridging academia and skateboarding, and Skateism … Continue reading

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