Stunning Black And White Photos Of The Skateboarding In The 1960s

Skateboarding in New York City as pictured by photographer Bill Eppridge in 1965. Pictures originally featured in Life Magazine on May 14, 1965. Continue reading »

Daredevil Skateboarding On A Giant Yugoslav Monument

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Yugoslavia just as any other communist-era regime had a strong need to spend money on making oversized concrete structures. This is why today Balkans are filled with all kind of otherworldly statues that people don’t know how to use. Until two Slovenians, Jan Robek and Miha Miklavcic saw an opportunity to use them for a skateboard ramp. The 20 year-old photographer created a interesting visual story during his ride of the alien-looking ww2 monument that was created by a Macedonian sculptor Dusan Dzamonja. Continue reading »

Sunny Photos Of Skateboarding In California During The 1970s

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One afternoon in 1975, a young photographer named Hugh Holland drove up Laurel Canyon Boulevard in Los Angeles and encountered skateboarders carving up the drainage ditches along the side of the canyon. Immediately transfixed by their grace and athleticism, he knew he had found an amazing subject. Continue reading »

Skateboarding Light Skeletons

These stunning light art pictures of skateboarding skeletons were created by Darren Pearson from Los Angeles. He works as a full time illustrator by day and by night he explores the varying landscapes of California in search of the perfect scene for his light-sculptures. Pearson makes complex light-effect photographs, none of which are photoshopped. He describes the work as location-based light art. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Skateboarding Afghan Style

A group of Afghan children have a go at skateboarding through the capital Kabul, to mark World Skateboarding Day. (AP). Click to zoom.