Oliver Percovich, the founder of Skateistan recently called with an offer to help him distribute their books to skate shops so more people could learn about the organization. That offer was enough for us.

Starting this week, every order out of Deluxe will include 2-3 Skateistan books for shops.

One copy will be a shop copy for everyone to check out.  The other copies are up for grabs to those who promise to make a donation to Skateistan. Scouts honor style. We believe you.

The Skateistan story is incredible. The book is great. We hope their journey inspires you as much as it has us.

Through following Skateistan’s story over the years we’ve developed a close friendship with their founder Oliver and have been lucky enough to work on several benefit projects together through Spitfire and Thunder.

A few years back, Jim was able to visit Skateistan’s newest school locations in Cambodia and attend the opening of their school in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Johannesburg, South Africa opening day.

The kids in Johannesburg couldn’t wait.

Jim assisting in a student’s hearing aid fitting.

The face of hearing for the first time.

The deaf students developed their own sign for skateboarding as it didn’t exist for them. They painted this mural showing that sign.

Donated gear in Cambodia keeps all the students rolling.

Opening day in Cambodia

This photo says it all.

Skateboarding is for everybody.

Thank you Skateistan.

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