It’s impossible to say what makes a skater “cool” because it’s different from skater to skater. But the first glimpse you get at Maité’s skating, dipping her front knee on some coping, there’s no doubt that she fits every definition of the word.
Maité is a breath of fresh air among the current sea of wannabes, cutting through the masses with an energetic gumby-flowing style and bright personality. As one of three pros on the new board brand UMA Landsled with Evan Smith and Cody Chapman, we asked her for a one sheet to try and get a bit more insight into her psyche.
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A GLIMPSE INTO THE BAKER HAS A DEATHWISH II WORLD PREMIERE
16 long years later, the second coming of Baker Has a Deathwish has arrived...
REMINISCING THROUGH THE YEARS WITH STATIC ALUMNI
We talked to 12 skaters featured in the long-standing Static series about their memories and thoughts on the videos.
SKATEBOARDING AND SOCCER WITH NEW YORK CITY’S CHINATOWN SOCCER CLUB
Meet the club of skaters, artists and notable locals that have casually played soccer together for the last 20 years.
THE EVOLUTION OF… NYC’S PYRAMID LEDGES
We collected stories from the only ledge spot made out of tiny mini ledges.
THE STORY OF THE NAKED 540
"Hopefully it’s not remembered. But for anyone that got a laugh out of it that’s about as much as I could hope for."