Skateboarding in Kimberley

From Emergent Africa Sat Nov 24 2012, 18:50:00

From the street sports space, in South Africa, from the Guardian:

Photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA

The annual Skateboarding for Hope tour aims to bring together community and youth development in Kimberley - a town once famous for its diamond mines - and elsewhere in South Africa. Partially funded by the Maloof family, the tour aims to provide a positive activity for young people to keep them away from crime and inspire a new generation of skateboardersMore here

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