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. She explains why action sports can offer a valuable contribution to development work, and advocates ground-up approaches to development. She includes examples from her research with Skateistan (Afghanistan), PK Gaza (Palestine), the Parisite Skatepark (New Orleans) and youth in Christchurch post-earthquakes.

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. Check it out here. She explains why action sports can offer a valuable contribution to development work, and advocates ground-up approaches to development. She includes examples from her research with Skateistan (Afghanistan), PK Gaza (Palestine), the Parisite Skatepark (New Orleans) and youth in Christchurch post-earthquakes.