Small Stars: This 10-year-old skateboarding prodigy is holding over a Valley

January 29, 2018 - skateboarding

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Small Stars: Skate boarding phenom Mia Lovell is gaining inhabitant attention.

It’s time for Small Stars! This week, we headed to a movement park to accommodate one of a local, rising stars in a impassioned competition of skateboarding.

She’s only 10 years old, yet Mia Lovell is already ripping adult a movement park like a seasoned veteran.

“There’s a lot of fear involved,” Lovell said. “You only have to get past that.”

Fear? When we watch Mia navigate her backyard movement park, we wouldn’t consider she’s fearful of anything. But maybe that’s given she’s been skating given she was only 5 years old.

“My dad, he grew adult skating and only got me into it, and we desired it,” she said.

You’d improved trust Mia when she says it’s taken a lot of work to get to where she is right now. What is it that drives her to spend scarcely each day on her skateboard?

“Just a feeling when we learn tricks, roving around, carrying fun,” she said.

And when it comes to drifting around, she’s a pro. It looks fun, yet there’s clearly an component of danger.

“It’s flattering tough, like a falls that we have to go by to get to like only one elementary trick,” she said. “And it takes time to do them and a lot of patience, so we only have to get by all of a mental blocks.”

And a injuries?

“My shins, they’re all bruised, and I’ve had a integrate falls on my face,” she said. “So, my physique gets flattering scraped up.”

But even yet she’s a daredevil, Mia is always meditative reserve first.

“I always wear my knee pads and helmet, and afterwards we have bend pads that we wear,” she said.

Oh, and she loves to atmosphere over people. “Been perplexing to do those a lot,” she said.

I’m guessing people get a small frightened when we ask them to distortion down, Mia.

“Usually they do, yet we only tell them that we go unequivocally distant out,” she said. “It’s like a best thing ever.”

Congratulations, Mia Lovell: You’re this week’s Small Star!

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