War-weary Afghan youth turn to snowboarding for thrills

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War-weary Afghan youth turn to snowboarding for thrills

Nizaruddin Alizada, 20, a member of the Afghanistan Snowboarding Federation practices on the hillside known as Kohe Koregh on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
AS group of snowboarders hike up the snow-covered hillside on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
Karim Faizi 24, right, a trainer from the Afghanistan Snowboarding Federation, leads a group during a practice session on a hilltop on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
Mohammad Farzad, 20, a member of the Afghanistan Snowboarding Federation, practices on the hillside known as Kohe Koregh on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
Ahmad Sorush, 22, a member of the Afghanistan Snowboarding Federation, practices on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
Ahmad Sorush, 22, left, and Nizaruddin Alizada, 20, jump on the snow-covered hillside known as Kohe Koregh on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
A member of the minority Hazara ethnic group tries snowboarding with a trainer on the snow-covered hillside known as Kohe Koregh on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
Mohammad Farzad, 20, a member of the Afghanistan Snowboarding Federation, practices session on the snow-covered hillside known as Kohe Koregh, on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
Ahmad Sorush, 22, left, Nizaruddin Alizada, 20, Karim Faizi, 24, and Mohammad Farzad, 20, members of the Afghanistan Snowboarding Federation, pose for photograph during a practice session on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
Ahmad Romal Hayat, 22, who founded the Afghanistan Snowboarding Federation, adjusts snowboards during a practice session on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.

War-weary Afghan youth turn to snowboarding for thrills

Nizaruddin Alizada, 20, a member of the Afghanistan Snowboarding Federation practices on the hillside known as Kohe Koregh on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
AS group of snowboarders hike up the snow-covered hillside on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
Karim Faizi 24, right, a trainer from the Afghanistan Snowboarding Federation, leads a group during a practice session on a hilltop on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
Mohammad Farzad, 20, a member of the Afghanistan Snowboarding Federation, practices on the hillside known as Kohe Koregh on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
Ahmad Sorush, 22, a member of the Afghanistan Snowboarding Federation, practices on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
Ahmad Sorush, 22, left, and Nizaruddin Alizada, 20, jump on the snow-covered hillside known as Kohe Koregh on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
A member of the minority Hazara ethnic group tries snowboarding with a trainer on the snow-covered hillside known as Kohe Koregh on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
Mohammad Farzad, 20, a member of the Afghanistan Snowboarding Federation, practices session on the snow-covered hillside known as Kohe Koregh, on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
Ahmad Sorush, 22, left, Nizaruddin Alizada, 20, Karim Faizi, 24, and Mohammad Farzad, 20, members of the Afghanistan Snowboarding Federation, pose for photograph during a practice session on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
Ahmad Romal Hayat, 22, who founded the Afghanistan Snowboarding Federation, adjusts snowboards during a practice session on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
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