Cambodia’s skateboarding scene has gained serious momentum in the past 10 years – and the country’s skaters like Peterson Khim say they’ve only just begun. Photo: Cesar Lopez BalanCambodia’s skateboarding scene has gained serious momentum in the past 10 years – and the country’s skaters like Peterson Khim say they’ve only just begun. Photo: Cesar Lopez Balan
Cambodia’s skateboarding scene has gained serious momentum in the past 10 years – and the country’s skaters like Peterson Khim say they’ve only just begun. Photo: Cesar Lopez Balan

Skateboarding in Cambodia: how Tony Hawk, an Australian photographer and an NGO from Afghanistan sparked a thriving scene

  • Social programmes combining skateboarding with education are one of the reasons why the scene in Cambodia has grown so much over the last 10 years
  • Last year a federation was formed to create a professional skateboarding team, while young skaters are dreaming of success at the 2023 SEA Games on home turf

Topic |   Cambodia
Cambodia’s skateboarding scene has gained serious momentum in the past 10 years – and the country’s skaters like Peterson Khim say they’ve only just begun. Photo: Cesar Lopez BalanCambodia’s skateboarding scene has gained serious momentum in the past 10 years – and the country’s skaters like Peterson Khim say they’ve only just begun. Photo: Cesar Lopez Balan
Cambodia’s skateboarding scene has gained serious momentum in the past 10 years – and the country’s skaters like Peterson Khim say they’ve only just begun. Photo: Cesar Lopez Balan
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