Chela Giraldo

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Chela Giraldo

Chela Giraldo

  • HOMETOWN:
  • Bogota, Colombia

  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • May 9th, 1991

  • SKATEBOARDING SINCE:
  • 2010

  • STANCE:
  • Goofy

  • FAVORITE TYPE OF SKATEBOARDING:
  • “Freehill” is how we call it in Colombia. Freeriding at downhill speeds.

  • BEST PART OF SKATING:
  • Skateboarding has given me everything, from meeting the love of my life to creating lifelong friendships with amazing people all over the world, to infinite laughs and good moments.

  • LAMEST PART OF SKATING:
  • Living in Texas

  • WORST HABIT:
  • Instagramming too much

  • BIGGEST PET PEEVE:
  • Slow people

  • WORST ACCIDENT:
  • Broke my femur in 2016

  • BEST EVENT:
  • Festival de la Bajada

  • ONE THING EVERY SKATER SHOULD KNOW:
  • How to ride a scooter

  • DREAM SKATE DESTINATION:
  • Tenerife

  • THREE FAVORITE SKATERS:
  • Alicia Fillback, Sho Ouellette, Oscar Gutierrez

  • FAVORITE TRICK:
  • Squats, and I don’t mean the ones in the gym

  • FAVORITE BAND:
  • Tame Impala, indeed

  • BEST CONCERT YOU HAVE ATTENDED:
  • Float Fest 2018

  • FAVORITE MOVIE:
  • The New Guy

  • FAVORITE SKATE VIDEO:
  • “Kings of the Mud” - Valhalla Skateboards

  • FAVORITE FOOD:
  • Pasta, mmmm pasta

  • FAVORITE ACTIVITY OUTSIDE OF SKATING:
  • Designing

  • FAVORITE BEER/ DRINK OF CHOICE:
  • Margaritas

  • WHO ELSE HELPS YOU OUT?
  • Orangatang Wheels, Loaded boards, Cone Gloves, Ojoom Pucks, S1 Helmets, Longboard Girls Crew