About Mimi Knoop

Mimi Knoop

Mimi, a lifelong skateboarder and multi-media artist, learned to skate while living in Cuba as a kid. With five X Games medals under her belt, Mimi is one of the top female vert/bowl skateboarders in the world. She is also a co-founder of the non-profit organization of female skateboarders Action Sports Alliance. The Alliance has been instrumental in raising the standards in prize purses and exposure for professional girl skateboarding contests and events around the world.

A graduate of Radford University in Virginia (with a BFA in visual arts), Mimi is a talented multi-media artist and has shown her work throughout the country. She often does design/illustration work for companies in the action sports industry, combining her two passions.

Hoopla Skateboards

She is also creator of the skateboard brand, Hoopla Skateboards.

Mimi’s Top 3 favorite movies:

Donnie Darko, Cool Hand Luke, The Shining

Favorite “go to” movie snack:

Popcorn with LOTS of butter, root beer and Milk Duds.


Connect with Mimi:

Twitter: @MimiKnoop

Instagram: @mimiknoop

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