Tag: Brazil

  • Maria Elaigne Ferreira

    Maria Elaigne Ferreira

    Maria Elaigne Carmen Rita Rodrigues Ferreira was born in 1960 and is among the earliest female skateboarders in Brazil – a country with a rich history of amazing skateboarders! Thanks to Skate Mania Brasil, it was shared that Maria grew up in Curitiba, ParanĂ¡, where she started skateboarding around 1972 at the age of 12.…

  • Patiane Freitas

    Patiane Freitas

    Patiane Freitas had the honour of being the first female skateboarder to grace the cover of the Brazilian publication, Tribo in 2005 for Issue #112! She executed a frontside boardslide down a handrail, and the magazine included an interview. It took Tribo five years before another female skater appeared on their cover (Leticia Bufoni, March…