Niece of Dubai's leader on skateboard
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Mainstream market for skateboarding in Dubai

30 June 2013 Last updated at 00:06 BST

Long the sport of choice for rebellious teenager, skateboarding is growing in popularity in Dubai and has gained the unlikely support of the ruling family.

But with skate parks looking to corporate sponsors and backing from advertisers, is the sport becoming too mainstream?

Howard Johnson reports.