Nora Vasconcellos: From Scrappy Skateboarder to ‘Future Icon’

Nora Vasconcellos: From Scrappy Skateboarder to ‘Future Icon’

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In June 2012, Nora Vasconcellos quit her day job, packed her bags, grabbed her skateboard and took a 71-hour train ride from Pembroke, Massachusetts to California. It was a leap of faith, setting aside fears and facing her anxiety to pursue a life in skateboarding. In less than five years, Vasconcellos became a pro team rider for Welcome Skateboards,

This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Nora Vasconcellos: From Scrappy Skateboarder to ‘Future Icon’

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