Samarria Brevard

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Samarria Brevard
Personal information
Birth nameSamarria Brevard
EthnicityAmerican
Born (1993-09-22) 22 September 1993 (age 26)[1]
Riverside, California, U.S.A
ResidenceRiverside, California
Height5'6"
Sport
CountryUSA
SportSkateboarding

Samarria Brevard (born September 22, 1993) is a goofy-footed American skateboarder and musician.[2][3]

Skateboarding career[edit]

Growing up in Riverside, California, Brevard started skating at the age of 13, spending time with brothers and cousins who skated.[4]

In 2011, Brevard took first in the Supergirl Am Jam 2011 in Venice Beach, CA.[5] This performance earned her a place on the Hoopla Skateboards team.[5] In 2013, Brevard placed 4th at the X Games in Los Angeles.[5] In 2014, she placed 10th at the X Games Austin.[5] Also in 2014, Brevard became the first African-American female skateboarder to win the Kimberly Diamond Cup Women’s Street Championship in South Africa.[5]

In 2015, Brevard placed in the top ten in the Women’s Super Crown Championship at the Nike SB Street League Series Skateboarding.[6] Brevard placed 5th at the X Games 2016.[7] In 2016, Brevard, alongside Lacey Baker and Nora Vasconcellos, were the mystery guests on Thrasher's King of the Road Season 2.[8]

In July 2017, Brevard place 2nd at the X Games Minneapolis 2017 in the Women's Skateboard Street contest.[9] In her last run, Brevard executed a Tre Flip down an eight-stair drop.[2] Not long after her Silver medal, Enjoi promoted Brevard to pro.[2] Also in 2017, Brevard released a video part in Don't Quit Your Day Job - directed by Erik Sandoval and Monique O’Toole, the first all-female skate film in the US in over a decade, released by Transworld Skateboarding.[10]

In 2018, Brevard released a video part in the Etnies skate video 'ALBUM.'[11]

Sponsors[3][edit]

current:
Enjoi, MovieTickets.com, Bones, Active, etnies, Cloud 9 grip[8]
former:
Hoopla[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SPOTLIGHT - Samarria Brevard". Girls Skate Network. 6 June 2012.
  2. ^ a b c Louison, Cole. "Meet Skater Samarria Brevard, the 1st Black Woman to Medal in the X Games". Bleacher Report.
  3. ^ a b Meronek, Rob. "Samarria Brevard Profile Bio: Ranking, Photos, Video Global Rank: 139th Overall". TheBoardr.
  4. ^ Bailey, Hannah; Pressigny, Clementine de (2 October 2017). "nose grinding with world class skater samarria brevard". I-D.
  5. ^ a b c d e f Lupine, Gideon (2016-06-06). "California Skateboarding Star: Samarria Brevard". CALI Strong Skateboarding. Retrieved 2019-03-14.
  6. ^ Roche, Leigh (2017-07-06). "Dropping In: King of the Road Mystery Guest Samarria Brevard". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2019-03-14.
  7. ^ "Austin 2016 Women's Skateboard Street". X Games. Retrieved 2019-03-14.
  8. ^ a b King of the Road Season 2: Meet the Mystery Guests, retrieved 2019-03-14
  9. ^ "PHOTO RECAP: X Games Minneapolis Day 2 - Aori Nishimura, Levi Sherwood Take Gold". Retrieved 2019-03-14.
  10. ^ Quit Your Day Job on iTunes, retrieved 2019-03-14
  11. ^ "Album: Willow & Samarria Brevard // Skate Video Magazine". Skate Video Magazine. 2018-05-26. Retrieved 2019-03-14.

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