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Cindy Whitehead, Partner
“Live life balls to the wall. Do epic shit. Take every dare that comes your way. You can sleep when you’re dead”.
5 Random Facts About Cindy
1. She was a pro skateboarder. Yes, really. At age 15 Cindy became the first female skateboarder to have a centerfold & 2-page article in a skateboard magazine. She turned pro at age 16 and competed in half-pipes and pools during her skateboarding career. Cindy was inducted into the Skateboarding Hall of Fame in 2016 with an introduction by legendary rocker Joan Jett. Her skate history sits in the Smithsonian Museum of National History Sports Collection.
2. At nine years old she left her home in Hermosa Beach to travel and live, in a VW Van with her mom and thirteen-year-old brother for over a year throughout Mexico & Guatemala. Her love of travel and being extremely adaptable to any situation is because of this awesome experience.
3. Cindy has a female empowerment movement & brand, “Girl is NOT a 4 Letter Word” that gives back to girls in skateboarding via 501c3’s and micro-grants. GN4LW also creates opportunities and gives visibility to females in a male-dominated sport. Her mission has been profiled in espnW, Forbes, Teen Vogue and more.
4. She skateboarded down the 405 freeway in Los Angeles during Carmageddon 2. She avoided being arrested.