Girls on wheels: Kayla Buium
It’s time to bring back the rollerskating content!
Glorious Sport magazine has this great feature on the power of rollerskating, featuring Canadian artist Kayla Buium. The Toronto-based illustrator uses rollerskating in her street art as a form of self-expression and therapy for her anxiety.
“There’s always middle-aged ladies stopping me to say their piece about how they used to roller skate and I see little kids tugging on their parent’s arms and pointing at me. That makes me feel so good. I’m in the middle of the street, wearing my roller skates, doing little tricks, jumping on and off of the kerb and people are looking at me. I’m blasting my headphones. I definitely feel like I’m in a film. It just feels super empowering.”
Glorious Sport is one of the best online magazines out there at the moment, spotlighting women in sport in the most story-led and stylish way. This one’s another stand-out…
WORDS: Disneyrollergirl / Navaz Batliwalla
IMAGES: Kayla Buium / Glorious Sport
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