Feature image: Kyle Seidler
'Tis the season for turning pro, and California's golden girl Nora Vasconcellos is the latest to join the professional ranks, courtesy of a Welcome Skateboards announcement earlier this morning. After an injury-affected year, Nora recently returned with a vengeance at the CPH Open, backed up by a 3rd-place finish at the Vans Park Series event in California last week. It doesn't get much more deserved than this. Congrats, Nora!
Watch the surprise announcement from the Welcome crew below:
And Nora's 3rd-place run at the Park Series last week: