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Sneak a peak at the publications that document our work. 

2017

Aug. 2, 2017 - Confort Mag - Pura Pura - Radiografía - Luis Gabriel Arias Arcienaga

July 14, 2017 - Be Inspired! - Volunteers from all over the world build skateparks in developing countries - Noemi Minami

June 23, 2017 - Huck Magazine - For the skaters of Myanmar, boards are a symbol of hope - Biju Belinky

May 17, 2017 - Vice Sports - Building Skate Parks In The Developing World Is Thirsty Work - Jed Smith

Apr. 23, 2017 - HK01 - Skatepark in Jordan brings change to refugees - Fiona Ko

Feb. 21, 2017 - EST-WST - Building Nepal's Skate Culture - Jhana Cayton

Jan. 25, 2017 - Medium - Ethiopia's First Skatepark Builds Community and Breaks Down Economic Barriers - Tess Murphy

2016

Dec. 14, 2016 - Myanmar Times - Inside Yangon's skateboarding movie trilogy Lae Phyu Pya Myo Myint    

Nov. 10, 2016 - SBS News - Breaking down cultural barriers through skateboarding - Vincent Dwyer

Aug. 12, 2016 - CCS - Community 25 - Daron Horwitz

Aug. 3, 2016 - The Guardian - Burmese boards: how a skatepark is changing the face of Yangon – in pictures - Oliver Slow

Jul. 21, 2016 - CNN - 'People came from every continent': Ethiopia gets its first skatepark - Nosmot Gbadamosi

Jun. 12, 2016 - BRUZZ - Make Life Skate Life: 'Samen met lokale skaters bouwden we een skatepark in India' - Stefano Lapasini

Jun. 10, 2016 - NRP - How Do You Say 'Gnarly' In Amharic? Ethiopia Gets Its First Skate Park - Gregory Warner

Jun. 10, 2016 - Amaphiko - Rocket-boosting skate culture in Ethiopia's only skatepark - Emma Warren

May 27, 2016 - Don't Party - Skateboarding in Ethiopia - The Interview - Murray Walker

May 20, 2016 - BBC News - Ethiopia's first skate park opens in Addis Ababa - Roderick Macleod

May 3, 2016 - VICE ID - Welcome to Ethiopia's growing skate scene - Tessa Fox

Apr. 16, 2016 - BBC Africa - Ethiopia's skateboarders 'go legit'  - Roderick Macleod

Apr. 14, 2016 - BBC World Service - Ethiopia's first skate parkRoderick Macleod

Mar. 11, 2016 - SBS News - Myanmar youth find freedom at newly built skate park Tessa Fox

Mar. 2, 2016 - Karrewiet - Make Life Skate LifeLaura Verhaeghe

Feb. 16, 2016 - De Morgen - Skaten om even alle miserie te vergetenSofie Vanlommel

2015

Dec. 24, 2015 - Frontier Myanmar - Green spaces under threat  - Oliver Slow

Dec. 24, 2015 - Les Observateurs - France 24 - À Rangoun, les jeunes Birmans ont enfin leur skate park  - Maëva Poulet

Dec. 7, 2015 - Democratic Voice of Burma - Rangoon skaters realize half-pipe dream - Annabelle Droulers

Oct. 24, 2015 - Newsweek - Crowdfunding Campaign Raises Thousands of Dollars to Build Skate Park in YangonLucy Westcott

Oct. 16, 2015 - Myanmar Times - All hands and feet on deck for new skatepark project  - Myo Satt

Oct. 14, 2015 - National Geographic - Amman Skatepark a “Melting Pot” for Locals and Refugees - Hiba Dlewati

Sep. 16, 2015 - Mashable - The skatepark in Jordan where refugee kids can just be themselvesMegan Specia

Sep. 8, 2015 - Muftah - Amman’s 7Hills Skatepark Is a Refuge For RefugeesDaryush Sabaghi

Aug. 26, 2015 - EU Business School Blog - Make Life Skate Life: A Case Study in Entrepreneurship Christopher Hendrickson

Aug. 9, 2015 - Newsweek - A Day in the Life of 7Hills, Amman’s Community Skate ParkLucy Westcott

Aug. 9, 2015 - Newsweek - Photos: Skateboarding and Street Art in 7Hills, Amman's Community SkateparkLucy Westcott

Jul. 21, 2015 - The Kayo Mag - Jammin' in JordanWalker Ryan

Jun. 18, 2015 - Seven Hills: Arab skating in JordanJustin Lovett

Apr. 14, 2015 - DAWN Skateboarding for Peace in Jordan and Afghanistan - Zab Mustefa

Mar. 19, 2015 - HAZ - Initiative baut Skatepark für Flüchtlinge - Rüdiger Meise

Feb. 12, 2015 - Al Jazeera - Volunteers open Jordan's first skate park - Zab Mustefa/Alisa Reznick

Jan. 18, 2015 - NPR - Global Community Funds Jordan's First Skateboard Park - Alice Fordham

Jan. 14, 2015 - 7iber - How volunteers built a skatepark in 18 days - Mohammad Hijazi

2014

Dec. 18, 2014 - 7iber - The Construction of 7Hills Skatepark - Hussam Da’ana/Mohammad Hijazi

Dec. 14, 2014 - OZY - Of Ollies and Half-Pipes in Jordan - Laura Palet

Nov. 24, 2014 - Huffington Post -  Boarding Without Boarders - Dimple Vijaykumar

Nov. 7, 2014 - Your Middle East - Skateboarders of Amman create community skatepark - Maya Norton

Oct. 28, 2014 - Mondoweiss - Amman skaters work to build 7Hills Skate Park - Sarah Aziza

Oct. 27, 2014 - TEDx - What I Learned from Building a Skatepark - Abhishek

Oct. 1, 2014 - HUCK Magazine - Eastern Empire: A Rolling Revolution In The Land Of Prayer - Jennifer Sherowski

Sep. 10, 2014 - Jenkem - Building the highest skatepark in the world with Jonathan Mehring - Ian Michna

Aug. 27, 2014 - VICE - Milton Arellano on the Legs and Guts of Pura PuraCameron Cuchulainn

Aug. 24, 2014 - ODN - Incredible Skatepark opens high in the Andes Mountains - Laurie Blake

Aug. 20, 2014 - ESPN - El Pura Pura Skate Park de Bolivia - ESPN

Jul. 18, 2014 - X Games - India's DIY Skatepark - Robin Fleming

Jul. 11, 2014 - VICE - Bolivia has a Fancy New Skatepark - Chris Nieratko

Jul. 10, 2014 - Levi's - Skateboarding in La PazSimon Weyhe

Apr. 9, 2014 - Página SIETE - Skaters del mundo construyen en La Paz la mayor pista de la región - Natalia Ramos

2013

Aug. 7, 2013 - EQ - Global Citizens of Skateboarding Collaborate to Build India's First Free Skatepark - Rachel

Jul. 23, 2013 - Levi's - Skateboarding in IndiaSimon Weyhe & Mathias Nyholm Schmidt

Jul. 9, 2013 - VICE - The Trials and Tribulations of Building a Skatepark in India - Jonathan Smith

Jun. 12, 2013 - Skateboarder Magazine - Levi's Holy Stoked Skatepark Build in Bangalore, India - Jonathan Mehring

Mar. 13, 2013 - Confusion Magazine The Epic Build: HolyStoked – Bangalore DIY, IndiaNick Smith