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Skate After School
May 27, 2015 0 14

Every Wednesday afternoon the unmistakable sound of skateboards smacking on hard ground and the rowdy yells of elementary school kids filter through gym doors onto the otherwise empty campus of David Crockett Elementary School in Phoenix. The kids are part of an after school program called Skate After School, and they’re...

Every Wednesday afternoon the unmistakable sound of skateboards smacking on hard ground and the rowdy yells of elementary school kids filter through gym doors onto the otherwise empty campus of David Crockett Elementary School in Phoenix. The kids are part of...

Every Wednesday afternoon the unmistakable sound of skateboards smacking on hard ground and the rowdy yells of elementary school kids filter through gym doors onto...

Every Wednesday afternoon the unmistakable sound of skateboards smacking on hard ground and the rowdy yells of elementary school kids filter through gym doors onto the otherwise empty campus of David Crockett Elementary School in...

Every Wednesday afternoon the unmistakable sound of skateboards smacking on hard ground and the rowdy yells of elementary school kids filter through gym doors onto the otherwise empty campus of David Crockett Elementary School in...

Every Wednesday afternoon the unmistakable sound of skateboards smacking on hard ground and the rowdy yells of elementary school kids filter through gym doors onto the otherwise empty campus of David Crockett Elementary School in Phoenix. The kids are part of an after school program called Skate After School, and they’re using their school gym in a way most P.E. teachers have never dreamed. Founded in 2013 by three veteran skateboarders, Skate After School aims to use skateboarding as a way to engage school kids in underserved neighborhoods using a sport that is usually associated with punk teenagers united in angst-ridden rebellion. The...

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