Ghana will finally get the skate park it deserves. Freedom Skate Park, set to open in Accra in July 2021, will be a state-of-the-art skate park that comes with Wi-Fi.
Ghana’s 1st Skate Park Innitiated By Fashionistas
American-Ghanaian designer Virgil Abloh, who also serves as Louis Vuitton’s menswear artistic director, is part of the international project, as reported by Vogue.
Ghana To Open Its First Skate Park In Accra This SummerOver the last decade, skateboarding in Ghana has attracted international attention thanks to the Skate Nation crew, Surf Ghana, an NGO that supports outdoor sports in the West African country, and the pan-African fashion label, Daily Paper Clothing.
Fashion Brand DailyPaper Is A Part Of The Initiative
“With this initiative, we hope to evolve the skate culture in Ghana to the next level and give locals a platform to grow their talents within a space that will hopefully become their biggest training ground to date,” Jefferson Osei, co-founder of the Daily Paper Clothing released in a statement.
“More than board sports, the park will be a creative hub for young Ghanaians to come together, exchange ideas, inspire each other and build their futures through recreational activities.”
Looking Forward To A Nation Of Oumi Janta’s
This would be a good time to take some lessons from Oumi Janta, the viral roller skate girl.
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