Rachelle Vinberg

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Rachelle Vinberg
Personal information
Full nameRachelle Vinberg
EthnicityAmerican
Born (1998-08-27) 27 August 1998 (age 21)
Long Island, New York, U.S.A
Sport
CountryUSA
SportSkateboarding

Rachelle Vinberg (born August 27, 1998) is a regular-footed American skateboarder and actress from Long Island, New York.[1][2][3]

Life and skateboarding[edit]

Vinberg learned to ollie the summer before she turned 12, taught by an older cousin.[1] Vinberg continued learning tricks by watching YouTube and started skating with the boys in her neighborhood.[1] Vinberg befriended Nina Moran over YouTube and the two started skating together in NYC.[1] While in NYC, Vinberg and Moran met Crystal Moselle.[1][3] Moselle shot a 13-minute film with Vinberg, Moran and several of their friends titled “That One Day,” which was then reworked and expanded into the feature film, “Skate Kitchen.”[4][5]

Vinberg's mother is Colombian.[6]

Acting[edit]

Vinberg was skating LES Skatepark when a casting directing approached her about being in “A Perfect Day” a Samsung commercial with Cary Fukunaga.[2] In 2018, Vinberg played Camille in Crystal Moselle directed film Skate Kitchen.[1] Vinberg is set to star in a new HBO produced series titled Betty, based on the Skate Kitchen film.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Fischer, Molly (2018-08-07). "The Story Starts When She Falls". The Cut. Retrieved 2019-10-28.
  2. ^ a b Radish, Christina (2018-08-19). "'Skate Kitchen' Newcomer Rachelle Vinberg on How Her Instagram Page Became the Basis for a Movie". Collider. Retrieved 2019-10-28.
  3. ^ a b Dazed (2018-04-24). "Vote for Rachelle Vinberg on the #Dazed100". Dazed. Retrieved 2019-10-28.
  4. ^ Evans, Russell (2017-10-03), "48-Hour Film Schedule: Make a 5-Minute Film in 48 Hours", Stand-Out Shorts, Routledge, pp. 278–282, ISBN 9781351224345, retrieved 2019-10-28
  5. ^ "Right Where They Belong: An interview with Rachelle Vinberg of "Skate Kitchen"". www.adolescent.net. Retrieved 2019-10-28.
  6. ^ "Rachelle Vinberg's Relationship With Her Strict Colombian Mom Inspired 'Skate Kitchen'". Remezcla. 2018-08-10. Retrieved 2019-10-28.
  7. ^ "Report: HBO adapting 'Skate Kitchen'; LIer reprising role". Newsday. Retrieved 2019-10-28.