Skateistan is Afghanistan’s (and the world’s) first co-educational skateboarding school. The school 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 programs. The students are selected from all of Afghanistan’s diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. They will develop skills in skateboarding, skateboarding instruction, healthy habits, civic responsibility, information technology, the arts, and languages. The students themselves decide what they want to learn; we connect them with teachers who will enable them to develop the skills that they consider important.
That´s a first for skatepark.lu. I´m really proud to present you Skateistan and make the luxemburgish Skate scene aware of this. Skateboarding is not just doing flips and ollies. It’s a tool to bring people together. T-REZ
Take a look at the Movie trailer below.