Janwaar Castle is a learning camp with a skatepark at its core. It's a social experiment and the goal is to transform the village of Janwaar into a wealthier and more prosperous place.

What’s harder than skateboarding? Judging it!

What’s harder than skateboarding? Judging it!

There was one thing which was more difficult than the tricks the champions were attempting at the 1st Janwaar Skateboarding Challenge – judging them. The jury comprised Julian Dykmans of Belgium, Graham Sinclair from Canada and Samuel Silva from Brazil, who were left scratching their heads at times, unable to take a call. The champions were […]

Calcutta was here :-)

Calcutta was here :-)

Our Journey to the heart of Incredible India and inside Janwaar Caste was quite incredible indeed. The experience of the Kolkata Skateboarding crew at the Janwaar Castle Skateboarding Challenge was immensely fun, inspiring and challenging all at once. Memorably fun for everyone due to amazing time we all had at the event. A tad bit […]

Champions roar at 1st Janwaar Skateboarding Challenge

Champions roar at 1st Janwaar Skateboarding Challenge

The 1st Janwaar Castle Skateboarding Challenge was meant to be a contest that pits some of the most talented kids, rightly called champions during the contest, in the country against each other. What unfolded over November 12-14 was anything but that. While rolling out on the skatepark, the freedom of expression took centerstage. As usual, […]

Skateboarding with the tigers

Skateboarding with the tigers

In preparation for our first Janwaar Castle Skateboarding Challenge we will go on a photoshoot with 20 of our Janwaar Castle kids. The Challenge is an annual event which aims to bring skateboarders from all over India together and to scout talent. Just imagine what it would be if kids from this rural part of […]