KAGISO LEBURU, 23

NALELI SHELILE, 21

BRANDON MAJAHA, 20

Kagiso Leburu is a prominent skateboarder from Botswana who has been actively involved in the local skate scene since 2012. He has been a key figure in popularising skateboarding in Botswana. He is known for his skills and contributions to the skateboarding community in Gaborone, the capital city of Botswana. Kagiso has a two-year men’s global ranking based on competition results, indicating his consistent performance in skateboarding events over the past few years. He is familiar with various skate spots around downtown Gaborone and has been actively skating at locations like Main Mall, which serves as a primary skate ground for local skaters during weekends. His dedication to documenting the skateboarding culture in Botswana has helped showcase the talent and passion of local skaters to a wider audience.

Brandon Majaha is an emerging skateboarder from Botswana who has been making a presence in the local skate scene. He is part of the new generation of skaters in Botswana who are gaining recognition for their skills and dedication to the sport/culture. Brandon’s unique style and passion for skateboarding have caught the attention of many within the community, positioning him as a talent to watch.

Hailing from Maseru, Lesotho, as part of the Botswana skate scene, Naleli Shelile brings his energy to the Gaborone skate scene. His powerful skating style sets him apart from others, showcasing his dedication and passion for skateboarding. Naleli’s presence in the skateboarding community serves as an inspiration to other skaters, especially those looking to push their limits and explore new possibilities on their boards.

PHOTOS SHOT BY MOSAKO CHALASHIKA