Meet The Inspirational, Adorable And Utterly Badass Skater Girls Of Kabul

April 23, 2015 1:36 PM

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Meet The Inspirational, Adorable And Utterly Badass Skater Girls Of Kabul

They skate. They fall. They jump right back up again. These are skater girls of Kabul, ages five through 25, who partake in one of the most exhilarating, and often dangerous, sports in the world -- in a country where they're not allowed on bicycles.

These young women learned their skills at Skateistan, a school run by a German non-profit that teaches skateboarding to children in Afghanistan, Cambodia and South Africa, 40 percent of whom are young women. In Afghanistan, where 60 percent of the organization's students come from impoverished backg...

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