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Skateistan

Skateistan began as a Kabul-based Afghan NGO (Non-Governmental Organization) and is now an International non-profit charity providing skateboarding and educational programming in Afghanistan, Cambodia and South Africa. Skateistan is non-political, independent, and inclusive of all ethnicities, religions and social backgrounds.

  • Skateistan Hoodie

    $71.00

    Details:
    We proudly present our limited edition KSR Zip Hoodie – only available during our 'Keep Skateistan Rolling' Fundraising Drive in July! The KSR limited edition merch line is in support of our bi-annual fundraising drive. This hoodie is a great way to represent Skateistan and keep our students on boards & in school! 100% of proceeds go to our projects.

    -80% cotton, 20% polyester, French Terry 300g
    -Skateistan loop label on the left side of bottom seam
    -Sweatshop Free
    -OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 certified
    -Unisex


  • Skateistan The Book

    $44.00

    Details:
    ‘Skateistan – The Tale of Skateboarding in Afghanistan’ gives a rare, in-depth look into the lives of exceptional young Afghans facing incredible challenges and giving new life to a city that has been ravaged by war.

    This 320-page color book features stunning, previously unpublished photographs accompanied by essays, interviews and personal stories from Skateistan founder Oliver Percovich and the young Afghans that have gone from being street working kids to teachers in the skatepark and classrooms. Full of hope, beauty, brutal honesty – and skateboards – this is a story about Afghanistan that you won’t find anywhere else.

    “Want to read a life affirming, humbling, just straight amazing book?
    Skateistan ticks the boxes.” – The Palamino

    Skateistan – The Tale of Skateboarding in Afghanistan
    -Published in 2012 by Skateistan
    -320 pages
    -Swiss-bound
    -Full-color

    Edited by Jim Fitzpatrick
 with guest contributions by Craig Stecyk, Stacy Peralta, Kenny Reed, Cairo Foster, Maysam Faraj, Nancy Dupree

    Designed by Alexandra Bald and Ana Lessing

    Sponsored by the Kindle Project and the Danish Embassy in Kabul


  • Skateistan X Spitfire Wheels

    $61.98

    Details:
    – Spitfire and Skateistan are excited to announce a wheel collaboration!
    – The 53mm Formula Four Spitfire X Skateistan wheels feature artwork by skateboarding legend Lance Mountain.
    – 100% of profits from each set of wheels sold in the Skateistan store go towards our programs and projects.
    – Grab a set today and help us empower and educate youth in Afghanistan and worldwide through skateboarding.


  • Skateistan Beanie

    $27.00

    Details:

    A stylish Beanie to represent Skateistan and keep our students on boards and in school!

    -One size fits all
    -100% Soft-Touch Acrylic
    -Double layer knit
    -Sweatshop free
    -Tested for harmful substances according to Oeko-Tex Standard 100


  • Skateistan Sweater

    $66.00

    Details:
    We proudly present our limited edition KSR sweater – only available during our 'Keep Skateistan Rolling' Fundraising Drive in July! The KSR limited edition merch line is in support of our bi-annual fundraising drive. This sweater is a great way to represent Skateistan and keep our students on boards & in school! 100% of proceeds go to our projects.

    -80% cotton, 20% polyester, French Terry 300g
    -Skateistan loop label on the left side of bottom seam
    -Unisex Cut
    -Sweatshop Free
    -OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 certified


  • Skateistan Baseball Tee (gray)

    $40.00

    Details:
    We proudly present our limited edition KSR Baseball Tee with ¾ heather grey sleeves – only available during our 'Keep Skateistan Rolling' Fundraising Drive in July! The KSR limited edition merch line is in support of our bi-annual fundraising drive. This tee is a great way to represent Skateistan and keep our students on boards & in school! 100% of proceeds go to our projects.

    -100% cotton jersey 160g
    -Unisex cut
    -Cross stitched elbows
    -Machine wash
    -Sweatshop free
    -Tested for harmful substances according to Oeko-Tex Standard 100


  • Skateistan Sticker Pack

    $5.00

    Details:
    Skateistan Sticker Pack containing 10 assorted stickers.
    -Skateistan Logo Sticker
    -'Keep Skateistan Rolling' Sticker
    -Afghan Skater Girl Sticker
    -Dari Sticker
    -Khmer Sticker
    -Afghan Bird Sticker

    Please note that the content can vary due to availability, but you always get 10 stickers.
    The stickers are kindly sponsored by the awesome DeineStadtKlebt.de


  • Skateistan The Movie

    $16.00

    Details:
    The full-length documentary, ‘Skateistan – Four Wheels and a Board in Kabul’ tells the story of skateboarding’s beginnings in Afghanistan. As soon as Australian skateboarder Oliver Percovich dropped his board in Kabul in 2007, he was surrounded by the eager faces of children of all ages who wanted to learn how to skate. Local boys and girls started to join him on a daily basis for skateboarding sessions in the Mekroyan fountain. These initial encounters lead to the foundation of Skateistan in 2008.

    -90 minutes full-length DVD released in 2013
    -Original English version
    -Spanish and German subtitles
    -Featuring Pro Skaters Kenny Reed, Cairo Foster, Maysam Faraj, Louisa Menke
    -Directed and produced by Kai Sehr and Nadia Hennrich