geoff gouveia

Geoff Gouveia’s Nonstop Hustle and Creative Business Approach Sets Him Apart From Your Typical Artist

In addition to his distinctive style and deep love for the beautiful game, artist Geoff Gouveia has used a clever approach to business and constant hustle to establish relationships...
stix

Stix Enlists the Help of the 3252 for ‘My Home,’ LAFC’s Community Anthem

Paying homage to the team he has come to know and love, Watts native Stix has finally dropped "My Home," an anthem for LAFC's community.  Soccer was never a big...
geoffrey acheampong

The Long and Winding Road of 21-Year-Old LA Galaxy II Midfielder Geoffrey Acheampong’s Pro Career

At just 21 years old, Ghanian pro footballer Geoffrey Acheampong has already played on three different clubs in three different countries. In our latest podcast, he shares the unique...
julia glanz

Strength, Health, and Gratitude: How Soccer Ignited Julia Glanz’s Relentless Pursuit of Fitness Excellence

Strength and conditioning coach Julia Glanz has made a seamless transition from her soccer career at the University of Arizona to her professional career as a fitness expert. Through...
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LA Galaxy Defender Daniel Steres Has Gone Full Circle Through His Professional Journey

From MLS to the USL and back, Daniel Steres' pro soccer career has taken him through a multitude of destinations and playing conditions, all of which has led to...

LAFC Rookie Tristan Blackmon is Living Out His Dream One Day at a Time

The No. 3 pick in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft, Tristan Blackmon is ready to make an impact on the pitch for LAFC. We caught up with the 21-year-old center...
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A Glimpse of the Freestyle Life With A-List Talents Tobias Becs and PWG!

During their trip to Los Angeles following the WFFA Freestyle Masters tournament, world-renowned freestylers Tobias Becs and PWG stopped by to discuss life as a freestyler, the quirks of...
feefa

Beats, Rhymes, and Football: The Hustle and Vision Behind Feefa’s Impending Breakthrough

Growing up in South Central LA, Feefa learned from an early age that nothing in life is given to you. While there have been several speed bumps along the...
laura biondo

Finding the Perfect Balance of Art and Sport With Incredibly Accomplished Pro Freestyler Laura Biondo

The first woman to hold a Guinness World Record in freestyle, Laura Biondo has gone from competing in some of the world's biggest freestyle events to performing with the...
travis bowen

From LA to Macedonia, Travis Bowen Embraces the Enduring Journey of Being a Pro Footballer

With professional experience both in the United States and overseas, Travis Bowen has been able to incorporate the best from both games into his own. Before his departure back...
Tristan Bowen

Seasoned Pro Footballer Tristan Bowen is Stronger, Wiser and Targeting the New Hometown Team

Tristan Bowen is a professional footballer who has played in multiple leagues around the world including the United States U-18 and U-20 national teams. Now back home in Los...
Lauren Sesselmann FTBLR

Urban Spotlight: Pro Footballer and Olympic Medalist Lauren Sesselmann Continues to Redefine Herself

Pro footballer, Olympic medalist, entrepreneur, trainer, designer, model — the list of titles and accolades are long and impressive for the multi-talented Lauren Sesselmann, who continues to carve out...
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Peep this Account: ‘Soccer Problems’ is the Fun Addition You Need in Your Feed

A rising group of young, smart, and enterprising social media influencers are making their mark in the online world of football. Meet Briana Aguila—the fresh face behind the influential...
Lo Labonta

FC Kansas City Midfielder Lo’eau Labonta Shares Her Urban Picks

Lo'eau Labonta is beginning to hit her stride as she enters her third season in the NWSL. With preseason just a few weeks away, the Stanford grad sat down for a...

USMNT Legend Cobi Jones Speaks on His Past, and Soccer’s Future

Last month, Urban Pitch featured LA Galaxy and USMNT legend Cobi Jones on a podcast where he spoke about his journey in soccer, starting as a walk-on at UCLA...
Highdee Kuan

From Holland to L.A. (By Way of China) Actress Highdee Kuan Connects the Challenge of Art and Athletics

Mix a mostly Chinese heritage with a splash of German flavor. Add a Dutch upbringing and garnish with a love for the Oranje. Top off with an equal measure of...
Kristoffer Liicht

Kristoffer Liicht, Prince of Panna, Stops By L.A. and Shares His Urban Picks

We met up with pro street baller Kristoffer Liicht during the L.A. leg of his recent traveling spree to film some tutorials, hang out, and of course get his...
Ryann Torrero goalkeeper

Urban Picks: Pro Goalkeeper and Model Ryann Torrero Shares All Her Favorite Things

It's not often you come across an athlete who moves effortlessly between the disparate worlds of sports and modeling. Ryann Torrero is a pro goalkeeper whose recent stints include winning...

Pro Skimboarder Yasmyn Andrade Sets Her Sights on New Goals as She Completes College Soccer

Often seen cruising on her skateboard or riding the waves on her skimboard, Yasmyn Andrade is living the Southern California dream. Originally from a Brazilian beach town called Recreio dos Bandeirantes...
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Accomplished Soccer Pro Yael Averbuch Looks to Get Even Better at 30

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of sitting down with Yael Averbuch, a highly decorated midfielder for National Women's Soccer League team FC Kansas City and a newly minted...
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