Squeezing the Juice is a podcast and web series hosted by Kim Woozy & Ashley Masters featuring conversations with experts in skateboarding, fitness, nutrition, physical and mental health, creative culture and business. Our goal is to inspire, educate and empower our community by sharing our collective experiences, stories and backgrounds. Discover how to be the best version of you...with us!
EP. 7 SOY SAUCE NATION 2 w/ SIMA SAFAVI-BAYAT & SADIE MAEDA
In June of 2021, Soy Sauce Nation, hosted their first IRL event "Soy Sauce Nation'als" at Mt. Hood, Oregon. Kim chats with her friends and colleagues Sima Safavi-Bayat and Sadie Maeda, who she attended the life changing event with. They reflect on how snowboarding and skateboarding came to be a huge part of their lives and how the snow and skate industry can move forward together.
EP. 6 SOY SAUCE NATION w/ AK & NIRVANA ORTANEZ
AK and Nirvana Ortanez, are the founders of Soy Sauce Nation, an Asian snowboard community focused on bringing more inclusivity into snowboarding and beyond. Kim, AK and Nirvana reflect on their own unique relationships to race, snowboarding, and the action sports industry as they recap the first ever Soy Sauce Nation'als event that went down in June 2021 at Timberline.
EP. 5 MOLLY MAGNIFICO
Molly (she/her) is a 15+ year marketing pro and account strategist who has equally split her career between marketing agencies and brands. She has spent a majority of her work life trying to use her access and positions to credibly uplift skateboarding and those within the industry.
EP. 4 SQUAD CONVO
Policing and Race: The STJ Squad shares our own experiences around policing, race, and the systems we live in with the hope to inspire others to think deeper, take actions and have more conversations to transform society.
EP. 3 JESSIKA ALEXANDER
Jessika Alexander (she/her) is the USA Skateboarding team Trainer and the Nike SB Athletic Trainer. She specializes in preventive strength and conditioning in for “non traditional athletes.” She believes in the power of the human spirit and connecting people through movement.
EP. 2 JESS WU
Jess Wu (they/them) is a queer artist and zinester from Taipei, Taiwan & based in Oakland, California. Through zine making (Mixed Rice Zines), Jess aims to document and celebrate the voices of queer & trans people color, with the hopes of building community and confidence within ourselves.
EP 1. VANESSA TORRES
Vanessa Torres (she/her) is one of the most influential skateboarders in history. Often referred to as the “reason why they started skating” by female skaters around the world, she has been raising the bar in women’s skateboarding for over 15 years. She was the first female skateboarder to win a gold medal at X Games in 2003.
ABOUT THE HOSTS
Kim (she/her) is an entrepreneur, leader, speaker and advocate in the skateboarding community with over a decade of experience creating brands, organizations and events that inspire, connect and empower girls and women, including MAHFIA.TV, Women’s Skateboarding Alliance (WSA), Quit Your Day Job, The Skate Exchange and CA State Bill Equal Pay for Equal Play (AB 467). Ashley (she/they) is a skate rat, youth coach and fitness trainer. She is passionate about creating a healthy, safe and supportive environment to inspire people to skateboard regardless of age, gender, background and ability. Kim & Ash currently co-direct the SF Bay Area Chapter of Skate Like a Girl, a 501c3 whose mission is to create an inclusive community by promoting confidence, leadership and social justice through skateboarding.