Category Archives: skate

Neon Frontier on 107.1 FM: Skatepark Revolution

By the  early 90’s, skateboarding was in a slump again.  The sport had gotten to a new level in California in the 70’s when skaters brought surf-style moves to the empty swimming pools and decaying urban infrastructure that littered the … Continue reading

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Skate Uganda

Following up on the Afghanistan skate story, here are some folks—the Uganda Skateboard Union—championing the societal benefits of skateboarding. There’s a video of the making of their skate park as well. — plazm blog has moved to — — … Continue reading

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Skateistan, Afghanistan

Nice article in the New York Times about Afghan kids in Kabul learning to skateboard, to work together and conquer their fears. — plazm blog has moved to — — plazm design studio: — — plazm magazine & … Continue reading

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