Members of the International Society of Skateboarding Moms: (L to R) Debbie Hults, Barbara Odanaka, Lori Polydoros and Sherri Cruz at a skate park in Laguna Niguel, CA, on Aug 2, 2004.  Barbara Odanaka, 41, a passionate of skateboarding since the age of 10, is leading a revolution since she founded the International Society of Skateboarding Moms. More than 100 mothers who discovered or re-discovered skateboarding have joined the association from across the United States as well as Britain, Canada, Argentina, Australia, France and Denmark.

The Skateboarding Moms

When people think of skateboarding, they envision adolescents doing tricks on brightly painted boards but a few are aware of a new trend on the rise: The Skateboarding Moms. Barbara Odanaka, a passionate of skateboarding since the age of 10, is leading a revolution since she founded the International Society of Skateboarding Moms. Through her website, www.skateboardmom.com, and media coverage, the society’s membership has grown to over 100 women coming from across the United States.

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Founder of the International Society of Skateboarding Moms,  Barbara Odanaka, 41,  and her 7-year-old son Jack in her home office in Laguna Beach, CA,  on Aug 2, 2004.  Barbara Odanaka, 41, a passionate of skateboarding since the age of 10, is leading a revolution since she founded the International Society of Skateboarding Moms. More than 100 mothers who discovered or re-discovered skateboarding have joined the association from across the United States as well as Britain, Canada, Argentina, Australia, France and Denmark.
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The Skateboarding Moms
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August 2, 2004
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25-45-2227-0019
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