We are all aware of how skateboarding can improve people’s lives. Having a safe and legal place to skate goes hand-in-hand with this. Which is why it’s amazing to see new skateparks popping up in places around the world that formerly didn’t have them. Annapurna Skatepark is a short documentary by Ekaterina Anchevskaya and Aryan Ashoori about the construction of the first international-standard skatepark in the landlocked Himalayan nation of Nepal. It’s a heartwarming story about how an international community came together to make something special happen for Nepal’s fledgling skate scene. Have a look above.

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