Skatepark opens in Cambodia

More than a year in the making, Skateistan opens skate facility in Phnom Penh

Originally Published: October 4, 2012
By Keith Hamm | ESPN.com

The four-wheeled outreached of Skateistan has taken hold of young skateboarders in Cambodia with the recent grand opening of a covered skatepark in Phnom Penh, the nation's capital and largest city.

More than a year in the making, the roughly 4,300-square-foot skatepark is part of a three-story facility that offers year-round skate lessons, creative arts and other learning resources to Khmer girls and boys, aged 5-17.

About 150 parents and kids from the surrounding ...

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