For the most part, skateboarding is a male-dominated activity. That’s not to say that there aren’t plenty of girls out there who rip just as hard as the guys. It’s just that the scrapes, bruises, and dirt that come along with it typically don’t appeal to the average female. But Leticia Bufoni (@leticiabufoni) is slowly but surely changing that stereotype. We go back to São Paulo, Brazil to see how it all started and hear firsthand how growing up wasn’t exactly a bed of roses. Everyone has a story. Everyone comes from somewhere. Never forget where you’re from and always know where you’re going.