Skateboarding in Syria: New park helps displaced children

German NGO Skate Aid has built a skate park in Damascus, so children can learn the sport and perhaps one day become professional.

    Skateboarding will make its debut as an Olympic sport next year in Tokyo.

    And the path to Olympic glory has just been made easier for a group of displaced Syrian children who dream of one day becoming professional skaters.

    Al Jazeera's Paul van der Werff reports.


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