The Pink Helmet Posse

Last fall, when passing by a skate park in Encinitas, Calif., near San Diego, we were delighted to find three little girls skateboarding in pink tutus and helmets. We immediately decided to tell their story – in a documentary style as playful and eclectic as our subjects.
The families of the girls (who were 6 years old at the time of filming) soon welcomed us into their homes; because we had some background in skateboarding, they considered us part of the “tribe.” As we filmed the girls over two months, we became deeply impressed by their skills and their eagerness to take on any boy standing in their way …

— ‘Gnarly in Pink’ (2014-Jul-23) [NYT]


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