Trending "When I started rollerskating, I dived automatically into Jam skating, which is heavily influenced by the 1960s and 70s of the Black community in the [United] States," she says. The trend marks a revival in the activity’s popularity, which also previously exploded both in America’s disco age and the 80s. Meet Oumi Janta, the Rollerskater Taking Over Your Instagram FeedShow full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. Make-up artist: Estere Karklina @st.estere How was the creative scene in comparison to Berlin? "There is so much love and I am so happy and humbled that I receive such beautiful messages," she says. Janta is not the only one who landed a hit with the clip. Instagram users began making drawings and cross-stitchings of Janta, and shared videos of themselves in their skates incorporating Janta's enthralling dance routines, dubbing it the #oumichallenge. OUMI JANTA. Happy belated Birthday to sir Wole Soyinka - Oumi Janta\'s unknown boyfriend. Joseph passed on Tuesday morning, Xolani Majozi told South Africa Times. fashion 8/27/2020 at 6:30 p.m. Oh My God, This ... 55 Expensive-Looking Earrings Under $50 We’re living in a golden age of cheap earrings. Home/CELEBRITY NEWS/ 600,000 subs in 1 month: The viral fairytale of Berlin Jam Skater Oumi Janta. 922.4k Followers, 2,212 Following, 203 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from O U M I J A N T A (@oumi_janta) All throughout the month of July, Janta’s subs exploded thanks to the viral video: from just over 60,000 to just under 700k by the end of the month. “A few hours later, the video had generated millions of views,” says Janta. Instagram users began making drawings and cross-stitchings of Janta, and shared videos of themselves in their skates incorporating Janta's enthralling dance routines, dubbing it the #oumichallenge. “A huge part of [skating for me] is the community of people. Although we wish we could glide around to the beat seamlessly like Oumi we think we’ll need a little practice. You\'ve positi - thepatriot1900 (3 months ago) Okunola Olatunde All rights reserved. Information about your device and internet connection, including your IP address, Browsing and search activity while using Verizon Media websites and apps. Photographer: Julia Lee Goodwin @julialeegoodwin oumi janta age. A lot of people tend to move here during their adult life. My father was studying in Berlin and my parents refused to have a long-distance relationship so that’s why i’m here. Is that unique to your style? CELEBRITY NEWS 600,000 subs in 1 month: The viral fairytale of Berlin Jam Skater Oumi Janta. When you wake up in the morning (or afternoon), you can leave your apartment without putting on make-up or making much effort to dress up. By The Editors. Oumi: I actually lived in Oslo 3 years ago and surprisingly didn’t want to move back to Berlin. She looked like someone had bottled up bliss and put it all into one person, the joy radiating off of her like a warm light. Born with her fun roller skating, vlog of … Janta, who is in her 20s, was born in Senegal, and grew up in Germany, where she says she spent her childhood watching ice skaters on TV. The one thing I really like about living here is how non-judgmental everyone is. Oumi : I am a creative director and roller skater. By Maggie Lange. If I am able to make a contribution to increasing the popularity of Jam Skating, then that is very satisfying.”. OMR caught up with her to find out how she’s taking to her newly found fame and how her fledgeling celebrity has made her a hot commodity for brands. Third year UI student Lisa Gachara often takes her bright white-and-pink skates out for a spin along the Iowa River and around trails in City Park, where she likes to practice tricks — like skating backwards — in a more private setting. Whether out on her own with a pair of headphones or skating alongside her cousin down the streets in California, she said it was a great way for her to relax. "I wish I could hug everyone and thank everybody. Janta's videos are mesmerizing, in large part, thanks to the element of dance that she incorporates into her skating, a combination of dance, gymnastics, and roller skating known as jam skating. The video, which came from her Instagram account, was shared on Twitter by someone who simply and succinctly said, "I'm obsessed with her." We have a chat with her about her mutual love/ hate relationship with Berlin and the liberating process of incorporating dance into her skating. We’ve got each others’ backs,” she said. For some it’s yoga, knitting, baking banana bread or even tackling your first ever couch to 5k. Iowa City lacks indoor rinks, but local skaters still buy their skates and take to the open spaces around town, like the skate park, parking lots, or Terry Trueblood Recreation Park. What do you think it is about Berlin that seems to magnetise creative people to this city? Oumi Janta is a roller-skating instructor based in Berlin, and her videos make us want to get up and dance (oh, and maybe strap on some quad skates right along with her). "All those people where dancing with each other.

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