Extreme sports are one of the best ways to get young people of the street. Especially skateboarding is a very popular and easy to setup sport. Israel Dejene is the founder of a cool skateboard project from Ethiopia which you should see!Started with one skateboard from Sweden and more skateboards from friends Israel created a small Skate project called »Love in Action«. The first skateboard ramp of Ethiopia has been build and now it starts to spread in all of Ethiopia.
With the vision of being a good example for kids and to give them the feeling to be somebody he motivates them and teaches children to skate. This movie gives you an impression on how it looks:
If you like it like I did you should check out the Tumblr
Image by: Manny Valdes – flickr.com (CC-BY-2.0)