On this episode of Revolver's action-sports podcast "Boozed and Bruised," host Eric Hendrikx sits down with pro skateboarder and artist Nora Vasconcellos, who discusses quitting her day job and packing her bags in Massachusetts for a new life in California, turning pro for Welcome Skateboards, winning a Vans Park Series World Championship and joining the ranks of Mark Gonzales, Dennis Busenitz and Daewon Song on Adidas' skateboarding team. "I was always going to be a skateboarder," says Vasconcellos. "I just didn't know that anybody was going to care." Listen in to find out Vasconcellos' surprising motivation to compete in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, how she copes with panic disorders and is inspired by Rocket Power, the physiological difference between men and women skating and more.
Hear Pro Skater Nora Vasconcellos Talk Shredding, Breaking Barriers, Overcoming Panic Disorder
First female member of Adidas skate team guests on "Boozed & Bruised" podcast