We use skateboarding as a tool for empowering youth, to create new opportunities and the potential for change.
An international NGO connecting youth and education through skateboarding in Afghanistan and Cambodia.
"Through skateboarding I started dreaming again. Knowing that I can do something well and having teachers that support me helped me to believe in myself."
Madina, 14, Skateistan student and peer instructor
Because once kids latch onto skating, much more is possible: Education, Community, Leadership
See the full story in our book Skateistan -
The Tale of Skateboarding in Afghanistan.
It's 320 pages of our best photos and
stories since 2007, available now!
"Skateistan's not just about skating. It’s about giving people life skills and hope for their future."
-Tony Hawk, Professional Skateboarder.