To raise awareness of the international 'Keep Skateistan Rolling' fundraising initiative, we invite all budding photographers, artists, designers, illustrators to join us in spreading the word about Skateistan by customizing your very own paper-skate deck model, with prizes for the best entries.
To join in the fun, all that we ask is that you take a picture of your paper-skate creation at a cool location and either upload it to our Instagram feed @Skateistan and remember to put #paperskates on it, or email it directly to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rosie, a UK based designer, has this year decided to make and sell pop up Christmas cards in support of Skateistan. The cards are sold in packs of 5 for £20. £2.50 from each pack will go to Skateistan. We’re happy for Rosie’s support and we think the cards are quite cute. If you think so too go to www.rosannemaryruth.co.uk and get a handful of cards for yourself and your loved ones.
On Saturday 14 September Doug and Sam completed the River Dart 10k swim in support for Skateistan. Sam did the 10k in two hours 35 minutes and Doug finished it in 2 hours 50 minutes. Looking back at the event Doug described the experience a follows: