Lorena Lima has been Uptown’s head skateboard instructor in the New York City and New Jersey area since 2009 and is now co-owner of the company along side Jennifer Loughran. Lorena teaches every type of lesson ranging from beginner-advanced in skateboarding and longboarding, and also is Uptown’s tour guide in the “New York City Skateboarding Tour.”
Lorena is originally from Brazil and now resides in New Jersey where she is a full time college student majoring in Marketing & Management. She started skateboarding in 2001 and just five year later she was competing professionally in all the major skateboarding contests worldwide, including X-Games and the Maloof Money Cup. In the past few years she has hosted numerous events to help inspire skateboarders, especially female riders, by providing free skateboard instruction and contests in countries like Spain and Brazil.
Today she continues to travel all over the world to host her own skate clinics/contests, compete in professional competitions, and participate in various events. Lorena is represented by big sponsors such as 5boro Skateboards, Etnies shoes, Spitfire Wheels, Rockstar Bearings, and NJ Skateshop.
X-Games Maloof Money Cup Dew Tour
GVR MTV / TRL Contest Supergirl PRO
Rockstar Masa Pro
Skateboard Mag Focus Mag Brazilian Voice
Ollie bump Nosegrind Ollie over girl
Red Bulletin Strange Notes Video FORTHEKREW Mag
X-Games NJ commerical Feeble to fakie
Rockstar Video Dogway Magazine
Full part High frontboard slides