Sport is changing lives and giving hope to young people leading the toughest lives. Neil and Sam discuss how surfing is changing the lives of some South African kids and skateboarding is giving more confidence to Afghan children. For you, new vocabulary!
severe emotional shock and pain caused by an extremely upsetting experience
how a person feels about themselves, their personality, achievements and value
difficult or demanding in a way that tests your ability or determination
experienced and trusted advisor who helps a younger, less experienced person
important skills everyone needs to solve everyday problems and issues
identifying the things you want to achieve and planning how to accomplish them
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