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Hot off the press: Research article on action sports in sites of conflict and disaster
sep 2016 parkour, recovery, palestinian territory - occupied

Hot off the press: Research article on action sports in sites of conflict and disaster

A new article by Dr Holly Thorpe (PhD) about the value of action sports in sites of conflict and disaster, published in the latest issue of Qualitative Research in Sport,.....

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First Over the Gap Feature: Interviews with Founders of Award-Winning ASDP orgs
sep 2016 skate, community, afghanistan

First Over the Gap Feature: Interviews with Founders of Award-Winning ASDP orgs

Over the Gap is the part of this website where we have regular features on an array of topics relating to ASDP...

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MEL Training in Johannesburg
sep 2016 skate, youth, south africa

MEL Training in Johannesburg

Skateistan has been working with Dr Megan Chawansky (University of Kentucky, USA) and Associate Professor Holly Thorpe (University of Waikato, NZ) to develop innovative Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) approaches.....

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Skateistan opens new school in Johannesburg
aug 2016 skate, youth, south africa

Skateistan opens new school in Johannesburg

A big congratulations from the ASDP Community to Skateistan South Africa on the opening of your new skate school!...

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Skate camp in Palestine
aug 2016 skate, youth, palestinian territory - occupied

Skate camp in Palestine

A great article on Vice about a new skateboarding camp being built in Palestine...

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TedX talk: Action Sports for a Better World
sep 2016 surf, youth, andorra

TedX talk: Action Sports for a Better World

Founder of this website, Dr Holly Thorpe, gave a TedX talk titled 'Action Sports for a Better World' in July.The video is now available on YouTube...

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Radio interview about Action Sports for Development
sep 2017 action sports, development, multi-sited

Radio interview about Action Sports for Development

Founder of the ASDP website, Associate Professor Holly Thorpe, and Neftalie Williams did an interview on Radio New Zealand about the power of action sports for social development...

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New article on the experiences of women working in the field of ASDP
oct 2017 skate, development, afghanistan

New article on the experiences of women working in the field of ASDP

A new article on the experiences of women working in ASDP organisations and management implications...

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