I just got back from a mission trip with Soles 4 Souls to Guatemala. The Soles 4 Souls mission is to meet the basic need of shoes in developing countries. As all skateboarders know; shoes are a very important part of skateboarding and even more so in day to day life. It was very humbling to meet these men, women and children in Guatemala. They were extremely grateful and happy just to be given a pair of shoes. It was great experience that allowed me to get outside the bubble aka the United States and and learn about a different way of life from many kind, sincere humans. When the Antigua school Principal allowed me to teach the students how to skateboard the trip got even better!
Huge thank you to Tiffany Johnson, Lisa Pointe, Josh and Jessica Byrd, Soles 4 Souls, Guatemala and skateboarding!