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In pictures: SA skateboarders

"Itís about so much more than riding skateboards," says Oberholzer.

"The kids here are learning about tourism, about running a business, about vision, ambition and self-esteem and the power of sport to bring people together."

The older teenagers are being trained to run a skateboard ramp and shop in nearby Durban, providing them with much-needed income, employment and business experience.

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