Paulina Czapla

Powerslide Freestyle Family Team

Name: Paulina Czapla

Nick Name: Boska

Country: Poland 

Current Location: Krakow 

Loving to skate since: 2007 

Riding for Powerslide since: Powerslide Poland summer 2009, International team 2011 

Current Skate Setup: boot - Hardcore Evo Pro 2021, wheels - Undercover Zebra 84mm/86A, frame - Katana rocker 215mm/3x90mm, bearings - Wicked Twincam ILQ9 CL 

Why do you love to skate? In freestyle slalom, you can do what you want, show your own style. 

I love to skate because I met a lot of friends thanks to them, I can travel and share my passion with others. 

What keeps you pushing forward in skating? My sisters, mum, husband, friends, and students. All of them love to skate, maybe my mum just like it all of them inspire me a lot. Powerslide family. There are people which always support you, want to help you as much as they can. They love to skates.

What was your greatest success? Still skating with my lovely sisters - Efka and Jupi. 3 place in World Ranking in 2016 (Speed Slalom), all medals on Polish Championship and results of my students. 

What is your favorite place to skate? Places where I started - my junior high school, school court, and place named "under the bridge" in my family city. Also, I like skating in Barcelona. 

What is your favorite trick? Chicken leg one cone 

What advice would you like to give? Do what you really like don't care what other say. It is your passion. 

Any hobbies outside of skating? Lomography, drawing, and reading. 

What is your favorite moment in skating? All trips and memories which I have thanks to skates.

Also when I can put on headphones and go skating. Tell us about your personal philosophy, phrase, ethic, and/or value as a skater! Yes you can write a book. Don't expect too much from ourselves, but have a goal which you can get step by step. Do what you like and share this with other people.

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