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Skateboard for Jesus at 'ramp camp'


For an increasing number of young people in the US there is more to skateboarding than stunts and jumps - it is also about spreading the word of Jesus.

It is estimated that there are now at least 300 skate ministries across America and more than 90 countries around the world have joined organisations like Christian Skaters.

While the skate parks do not attract the sort of massive crowds seen at Christian Rock concerts they are becoming a popular way of teaching young Americans about religion.

The BBC went to Ramp 48 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to see what skateboarding for Jesus is all about.


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