Skating + Education is a Win for Girls in Afghanistan

Skateistan skate school is providing opportunities for girls in Afghanistan to learn, be creative and most importantly skate.

Skateistan is a non-profit with schools in Afghanistan and Cambodia and according to their website strive to “build trust among youth and develop their confidence, leadership, and life skills.” Skateboarding in particular appeals to girls because they are generally excluded from traditional sports such as volleyball and football.

Watch this video to watch some amazing Afghani girls skate their little hearts out.