Lagos, Nigeria boasts a population of 21 million, no skatepark, few pavements and heavily congested roads. So it hardly seems like a place where skateboarding can thrive. But skate crew WAFFLESNCREAM hopes to grow the skate community in the unlikely place. What started out as a lifestyle brand with a vibrant online following eight years ago has opened a skate shop and hopes to spread the sport and sense of community behind skating in Lagos through film, photography and illustrations. Nigerian-American photographer and filmmaker Amarachi Nwosu recently documented the crew hoping to spread the word of skate from Nigeria.
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