Vail Valley women launched nonprofit by skateboarding 300 miles

4th December, 2015 by

By Randy Wyrick

AVON — Forget glass slippers. These four Duchesses are shattering glass ceilings.The Duchess Ride founders — Claire Altenau, Carley Finke, Jaime Schulte and Carissa Bisnar — skateboarded 300 miles from Santa Barbara, California’s Skaters Point to the U.S.-Mexico border for their inaugural Duchess Ride.Duchess Ride is a new nonprofit board-sports program designed to encourage girls to try everything — even that.“We wanted to do something big and inspire other girls to do big things,” Altenau said.“Duchess Ride is designed to inspire tenacity in young women through participating and progression in board sports,” Altenau said.And you simply cannot ride a skateboard …

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