Osprey is proud to be supporting Longboarding for Peace UK, the British illustration of the Longboarding for Peace international motion. We now have dontated a variety of our greatest longboards in hope that we can assist assist this vastly constructive organisation in it is purpose of serving to extra folks expertise the constructive results that motion sports activities like longboarding can convey to peoples lives.
Because the identify suggests Longboarding for Peace is an organisation devoted to selling peace and concord together with a constructive outlook, all achieved by way of the artwork of longboarding. Michael Brooke Director of Longboarding for Peace Global and writer of Concrete Wave Magazine outlined his mission assertion:
“Longboarding for Peace is a motion ahead. We embody the spirit of all that’s good and pure about Longboarding. We empower folks to step on, step up and make nice issues occur of their communities. We try to extend pleasure and happiness, and reduce ache and struggling.
Our purpose is to construct a world Peace Military of 50,000 folks. Every of us will commit no less than one act of kindness each single day. This may generate over 20 million acts of kindness per 12 months.
Via kindness, camaraderie and the true spirit of Longboarding, we’ll make the world a greater place.”
Try the video of how it began beneath.
Chris Pearson is the UK consultant for Longboarding for Peace (L4P) and grew up within the browsing city of Newquay in Cornwall. A professional surf teacher by 19 he rekindled is love of skateboarding when his daughter took curiosity within the sport and upon buying a brand new deck was launched to L4P purchase an assortment of equipment that got here together with it. After contacting L4P within the States he determined to arrange Longboarding for Peace UK and now be dedicates his time to introduce enjoyable, health and Longboarding friendship to youngsters and adults at faculties and occasions all throughout the UK.
Commenting on Osprey’s involvement with L4P UK Chris had this to say:
“Osprey suits nicely into our plans because it permits the Dad and mom of the college Kids to purchase a high quality, lengthy lasting and funky trying longboard with out having to spend the standard a whole bunch of kilos related to the game. To introduce the game to the following era of kids it is necessary that firms like Osprey proceed to assist Longboards be accessible to most people.
Longboarding for Peace UK needs to thank Osprey for his or her assist and appears ahead to the following era of longboarders having fun with themselves.”