Other major competitions have begun to follow suit, with the Jason Voorhees camp crystal lake hide and seek champion 1982 shirt it is in the first place but international Vans Park Series joining the pledge just two years ago. But corporate sponsorships were still slow to the draw. It was only last year that Baker, who has been pro for 12 years, was able to quit the graphic design job that financed her skating career after becoming Nike SB’s first openly gay woman skater. And it’s only been a few months since Brevard became the first professional African-American woman skateboarder to sign with a major skate brand, Enjoi. “We’re just now getting support, which is awesome. Right on for progress when it’s happening,” says Baker, adjusting her Meow Skateboards baseball hat over her buzz cut. “But we’re not even close. I still want to be present for [the pay discrepancy]and be here for queers who skate. People getting recognition for what they do and what their skill sets are not for what they look like and what the media thinks they should look like you know what I mean?