Thanks to the non-profit Skateistan, young women can find an escape from the realities and stresses of growing up in extremely difficult situations.
In Loose Change, snowboarders Niels Schack and Sparrow Knox set out to ride through four countries off snowboarding’s radar: Turkey, India, Kazakhstan and Japan.
Check out this video profile of Mr Penfold, one of the twenty artists and photographers involved in transatlantic skate art initiative the LB Project.
Hilariously explicit Polar Skateboards artist Jacob Ovgren invites the LB Project into his studio in Malmö.
The two have collaborated on a project to merge photography, philanthropy and skating for vulnerable children across the world.
Saatchi Gallery photo-exhibition features striking images of Afghan girls learning how to skate as part of the Skateistan project.
Artist and skater Lucas Beaufort has started an art project to bring the European skate community together.
Help non-profit skate coaching organisation Skateistan continue to empower Afghan and Cambodian youth through skateboarding.