Sidje Melle Yobou

Chaya Lifestyle Team

Name: Sidjé

NickName: Yobou

Country: France

Current Location: Bordeaux

Loving to skate since: I have been skating since 2014, I started with inline skates then I discovered roller derby and I started quad since 2015

Riding for Chaya/PS since: December 2020

Current Skate Setup: Melrose Premium Juniper Green

Why do you love to skate? I love skating because it reminds me of the sensations of my childhood since I have done years of ice skates skating also allows me to share with others, to pass on his knowledge since I am a freestyle roller instructor too.

What keeps you pushing forward in skating? The discovery of new tricks; the creation of a new sequence and the fact of continuously progressing.

What is your favorite place to skate? I love skating on the quays of Bordeaux because the ground is super smooth and pleasant I also skate in the skate parks

What is your favorite trick/move?  toe spin

What advice would you like to give? My advice is that you have to persevere, even if some tricks can be more or less hard, you must always try, train and have the fun of course, because it remains a pleasure above all to progress and waits for these Goals.

Any hobbies outside of skating? I do ragga dance and also fitness since I am a personal trainer too

What is your favorite moment in skating? I had two favorite moments when I made my first toe spin and the second when my daughter Luna made her first drop.

Tell us about your personal philosophy, phrase, ethic, and/or value as a skater! Yes, you can write a book…? anything is possible when you believe in yourself

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