Skateistan The Book


‘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This 320-page color book features stunning, previously unpublished photographs accompanied by essays, interviews and personal stories from Skateistan founder Oliver Percovich and the young Afghans that have gone from being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

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

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