Skateistan recently celebrated its 5th anniversary at the Kabul skatepark with 550 students, staff, alumni, families, officials, community members and supporters. The event was entirely organized and run by Skateistan youth leaders, including some who were our very first students in 2009. Click the image to see more photos!
Only a few days after our UK Instagram campaign for ‘Keep Skateistan Rolling’, #paperskates kicked off, we received the most inspiring email from Bella.
To raise awareness of the international 'Keep Skateistan Rolling' fundraising initiative, we invite all budding photographers, artists, designers, illustrators to join us in spreading the word about Skateistan by customizing your very own paper-skate deck model, with prizes for the best entries.
On October 29th 2009, Skateistan opened the first skate school in Kabul, Afghanistan. It’s much more than a skatepark – for the past five years it has been a space for developing education and a community based on everyone’s shared love of skateboarding.