A beautiful short and honest documentary on a community of kids in South Africa who are finding refuge in skateboarding. Paraphrasing one of the interviews, a young boy says that while it’s possible that they will get injured skateboarding, it is still better than playing in the street and getting hit by a car (as they did previously).

If you have 11 minutes to spare, it’s worth a watch.

Favorite quote (and one I resonate with):

“We are skateboarders because we want to live a life which is good and awesome.”

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Written by Kohl Crecelius
Kohl Crecelius is the CEO and Co-founder of the non-profit apparel brand Krochet Kids intl. He is passionate about helping others realize the role they can play in changing the world using the skills and gifts they have.