SkatePal are currently accepting applications for male and female volunteers to teach skateboarding in Palestine between March and October 2017 and are offering one and two month placements at the skatepark in Asira Al-Shamaliya. Help SkatePal support and empower young people and experience Palestine through skateboarding! “Sometimes making friends is hard, but skateboarding makes it easyContinue reading “VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT SKATEPAL IN 2017!”

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”