Help young skater girls in Palestine

We’re stoked with how many of the UK girls have gone out to volunteer with SKATEPAL in Palestine over the past few years, helping to build skateparks and educate children, especially girls. This summer, Marie Mayassi from Leeds will be heading over to teach, read her story below then go donate to her fundraising campaignContinue reading “Help young skater girls in Palestine”


Love skateboarding? Love travelling? Love humous?! Want to help spread the stoke to mini-shredders like Basma and Lydia? SkatePal is looking for more volunteers to help inspire the next generation of female skateboarders in Palestine! For more information head to


In this new promo video, Founder Charlie Davies talks about how an initial volunteer trip to Palestine with his skateboard resulted in founding SkatePAL – An educational organisation dedicated to spreading the love of skateboarding in Palestine.  During his time volunteering as an English teacher in 2006, skateboarder Charlie Davis would take his board into theContinue reading “SKATEPAL PROMO VIDEO”


With Christmas done and 2016 nearly upon us, (where has the year gone?!) we recap with our top 15 from 2015.   Come reminisce with us… 1. Beautiful photos of 70’s Skate Girls! In the top spot is this post of lovely photographs of skater girls in the 1970’s. This one also made it into ourContinue reading “TOP POSTS OF 2015”

Girl Skate Classes Begin in Palestine

It’s been a long and busy week for SkatePAL in Asira Al-Shamalyia, Palestine. We’ve been working hard to finish the skatepark for the opening in a few days. There are 15 of us working on it and everyone has become better and faster at all the different elements of the build. We’ve been working someContinue reading “Girl Skate Classes Begin in Palestine”

SkatePAL and girl skating in Palestine

Last week I jetted out to Israel to work with SkatePAL, a charity who for the last three years have been building skateparks and teaching children to skateboard in the Palestinian Territories. Charlie Davis, a skateboarder from Edinburgh, set up the charity. He was teaching English in Palestine and would go out on his boardContinue reading “SkatePAL and girl skating in Palestine”