Young refugees in Athens integrate by skateboarding
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
By Maria Spiliopoulou
ATHENS, April 16 (Xinhua) -- As Athens remains since 2015 a first port-of-call for many refugees who have made it to mainland Europe, young refugees and migrants are offered an opportunity to use skateboarding as a tool of empowerment and integration into local society.
Free Movement Skateboarding, a charity founded by Will Ascott and Ruby Mateja, two passionate skateboarders who met while teaching the sport in the West Bank, in recent months brings mobile skate parks to ca ...