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Skateistan: A rebirth of Skating in Afghanistan

A look at the impact and innocence of Skateistan in Kabul.

Updated: August 7, 2009, 4:23 PM ET
By Josh Brooks

You've seen Skateistan in the news, but take a look at it more from skateboarding's perspective. Thirty years of war have taken their toll on Afghanistan, but the youth is still innocent and strong. With the outlet of skateboarding in their life, Oliver Percovich of Skateistan, hopes that the kids can become the next wave of change in Afghanistan. But, he's also setting the conditions for skateboarding to evolve in Kabul, much like it did in the US and the world forty years earlier. Watch the ...

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