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Skateboarding Against Poverty

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 19-02-2014 10:00 | Stories | Category: Poverty, Sport

Outlangish is a South African project that offers kids from disadvantaged areas in Cape Town an alternative to life on the streets through skateboarding.



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Sochi: where no snow falls in winter

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 19-01-2014 22:12 | Stories | Category: Design, Sport

Since the announcement of the location of the next Winter Olympics photographer Rob Hornstra and writer Arnold van Bruggen have worked on The Sochi Project.
They have visited the area many times and parts of the project have now been published in books, video and the project website.

The video above is a portrait of Rob Hornstra with in the second half of the video a detailed description of the project Sochi.



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The Rider And The Storm

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 20-12-2013 23:28 | Stories | Category: Environment, Sport

Timmy Brennan is a New York iron worker who escapes the grind of the city through his true passion, surfing. But when Superstorm Sandy destroys his home in Breezy Point, Timmy loses everything — including his board. As Timmy digs through the ruins of his home day after day, trying to recover lost possessions, he discovers the kindness of strangers and finds solace once again on the ocean.



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