Skateistan – Afghanistan’s first skateboarding school

Skateistan is an Afghan NGO which according to their website “engages growing numbers of urban and internally-displaced youth in Afghanistan through skateboarding, and provides them with new opportunities in cross-cultural interaction, education, and personal empowerment.”

The co-educational school and skateboarding program based in Kabul is the project of Australian Oliver Percovich. Skateistan hopes to provide education and leadership skills to Afghan youth and introduce skateboarding to the region.

Check out this short documentary to learn about Skateistan.