Katherine Folsom: The Pro Skateboarder Who Teaches Ballet

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Katherine Folsom, 34, often competes against girls in their teens and twenties — when there’s any women in the field at all.

“I used to be known in town as ‘Miss Katherine who teaches ballet.’ Now I’m also known as the mom who skateboards, takes gnarly falls, gets back up, and does it again and again.” Folsom says proudly.