Introduction
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!

Vocabulary
trauma
severe emotional shock and pain caused by an extremely upsetting experience

self-image
how a person feels about themselves, their personality, achievements and value

challenging
difficult or demanding in a way that tests your ability or determination

mentor
experienced and trusted advisor who helps a younger, less experienced person

life skills
important skills everyone needs to solve everyday problems and issues

goal setting
identifying the things you want to achieve and planning how to accomplish them

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