12 Nov Skateistan: Afghan girls with skateboards | Collectively

Skateistan: Afghan girls with skateboards | Collectively

An article written by Atlas of the Future and posted on Collectively describes how brave fresh thinking was able to cleverly navigate cultural, religious and gender boundaries to make skateboarding the largest female sport in Afghanistan.

“On a personal journey to Afghanistan, amateur skateboarder Oliver Percovich found himself ‘rolling’ the rugged streets of Kabul. Captivated by how children gravitated towards his board when they tried it out, the Australian saw a connection that could help create bonds beyond social barriers.”

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