© 2021 WFAE
90.7 Charlotte 93.7 Southern Pines 90.3 Hickory 106.1 Laurinburg
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Nation & World

My Fellow Americans: Barbara Odanaka, Skateboard Mom

Barbara Odanaka is a stay-at-home mom who skateboards to escape the stress of motherhood and homeschooling her son. She wrote the children's book Skateboard Mom and started a group, the International Society of Skateboard Moms. The oldest member is 80. Day to Day producer Shereen Meraji interviewed Odanaka at the Vans Skatepark in Orange, Calif., and witnessed her skateboarding skills firsthand.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.