Skateboard culture spans the globe and brings unity to disenfranchised youth wherever they may live. This book, published by National Geographic, is the culmination of 15 years of work centered around skateboarding and skate culture in over 30 countries on five continents.    Order online   here.      

Skateboard culture spans the globe and brings unity to disenfranchised youth wherever they may live. This book, published by National Geographic, is the culmination of 15 years of work centered around skateboarding and skate culture in over 30 countries on five continents.

 Order online here.

 

Aaron "Jaws" Homoki
Aaron "Jaws" Homoki

Kickflip. Moab, Utah.

Back to the Banks Contest
Back to the Banks Contest

Manhattan, NY.

Alex Olson
Alex Olson

Wallride. Manhattan, NY. 

Jason Dill
Jason Dill

5-0 grind. Brooklyn, NY.

Mehring_TyshawnJones-friends_NYC-6445.jpg
Jake Roubideaux
Jake Roubideaux

Arriving to Wounded Knee 4 Directions Skatepark. Pine Ridge, SD. 

 Skaters line up for their contest runs. Pine Ridge, SD. 

Skaters line up for their contest runs. Pine Ridge, SD. 

Emily Autumn Earring
Emily Autumn Earring

Frontside 5-0 grind. Pine Ridge, SD. 

 Wounded Knee 4 Directions Skatepark. Pine Ridge, SD. 

Wounded Knee 4 Directions Skatepark. Pine Ridge, SD. 

Guy Mariano
Guy Mariano

Switchstance crooked grind. Gran Canaria, Canary Islands.

Eric Koston
Eric Koston

Ollie one foot. Copenhagen, Denmark.

Jake Johnson
Jake Johnson

Frontside kickflip. Rotterdam, Holland. 

Kenny Anderson
Kenny Anderson

Ollie up to backside tailslide. Rotterdam, Holland.

 Skate fans waiting for autographs from Theotis Beasley and Eric Koston. Barcelona, Spain.

Skate fans waiting for autographs from Theotis Beasley and Eric Koston. Barcelona, Spain.

Kevin "Spanky" Long
Kevin "Spanky" Long

Wallie. Istanbul, Turkey.

Jerry Hsu and Kevin "Spanky" Long
Jerry Hsu and Kevin "Spanky" Long

Istanbul, Turkey.

President Dougy and friend.
President Dougy and friend.

Orphans at Megabi Skate Foundation. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Nyjah Huston
Nyjah Huston

Nosegrind. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Israel "Izzy" Dejene
Israel "Izzy" Dejene

Megabi Skate founder. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Tony Hawk
Tony Hawk

Tuck knee invert. Megabi Skate ramp. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Aaron "Jaws" Homoki
Aaron "Jaws" Homoki

Kickflip melon grab. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Derrick Wilson
Derrick Wilson

Kickflip. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 

Matt Berger
Matt Berger

5-0 grind. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Daryl Angel and Donovon Piscopo
Daryl Angel and Donovon Piscopo

Enroute to Baku, Azerbaijan.

Donovon Piscopo
Donovon Piscopo

Wallride to 5-0 grind. Baku, Azerbaijan.

Jack Sabback
Jack Sabback

Backside lipslide. Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

 Skate crew enroute to Astana, Kazakhstan. 

Skate crew enroute to Astana, Kazakhstan. 

Weiger Van Wageningen
Weiger Van Wageningen

Frontside heelflip. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

 American, European, and Kazakh skateboarders. Astana, Kazakhstan.

American, European, and Kazakh skateboarders. Astana, Kazakhstan.

Kenny Reed
Kenny Reed

Kickflip. Hong Kong, China.

 Bike and board. Rural Vietnam.

Bike and board. Rural Vietnam.

 Dilapidated skate shoes. Rural Vietnam.

Dilapidated skate shoes. Rural Vietnam.

 Local skaters. Rural Vietnam.

Local skaters. Rural Vietnam.

Michael Mackrodt
Michael Mackrodt

Frontside blunt. Dong Hoi, Vietnam.

Al Partanen
Al Partanen

Backside boneless. Bangalore, India.

Sebo Walker and Mark Suciu
Sebo Walker and Mark Suciu

Early morning in New Delhi, India.

Shake and Soms
Shake and Soms

Founders of the Holy Stoked Foundation. Bangalore, India. 

 Children experiencing skateboarding for the first time. Jaipur, India.

Children experiencing skateboarding for the first time. Jaipur, India.

Sean Malto
Sean Malto

Backside 50-50 grind. New Delhi, India.

Dan Plunkett
Dan Plunkett

Noseslide transfer. Tokyo, Japan. 

 Seoul, South Korea.

Seoul, South Korea.

 Osaka, Japan.

Osaka, Japan.

Nanae Fujiwara
Nanae Fujiwara

Osaka, Japan.

Joey Pepper
Joey Pepper

Blunt to fakie. Keelung, Taiwan. 

Kevin Terpening
Kevin Terpening

Seoul, South Korea.

Alex Davis
Alex Davis

Ollie. Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

 Skaters disembarking from a riverboat on the Amazon. Santarem, Brazil.

Skaters disembarking from a riverboat on the Amazon. Santarem, Brazil.

Jerry Hsu
Jerry Hsu

Backside smith grind. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Nestor Judkins
Nestor Judkins

Frontside kickflip. El Alto, Bolivia.

Dylan Rieder
Dylan Rieder

Backside kickflip. La Paz, Bolivia.

Jake Johnson
Jake Johnson

Switch kickflip. Manaus, Brazil.

Kenny Anderson
Kenny Anderson

Frontside wallride. Belem, Brazil. 

Brian Delatorre
Brian Delatorre

Kickflip. Medellin, Colombia. 

 Local skaters. El Alto, Bolivia. 

Local skaters. El Alto, Bolivia. 

 Children share a skateboard. La Paz, Bolivia. 

Children share a skateboard. La Paz, Bolivia. 

Bobby Worrest
Bobby Worrest

Frontside wallride. La Paz, Bolivia.

 Volunteer skaters help build a DIY skatepark in La Paz, Bolivia.

Volunteer skaters help build a DIY skatepark in La Paz, Bolivia.

Jerry Mraz
Jerry Mraz

Water logged hands after a day of mixing concrete. La Paz, Bolivia.

Mathias Hall Laursen
Mathias Hall Laursen

Frontside alley-oop. Parque Pura Pura, La Paz, Bolivia. 

Josh Stewart and Zered Bassett
Josh Stewart and Zered Bassett

Filming a kickflip in Brooklyn, NY. 

 Skateboard culture spans the globe and brings unity to disenfranchised youth wherever they may live. This book, published by National Geographic, is the culmination of 15 years of work centered around skateboarding and skate culture in over 30 countries on five continents.    Order online   here.      
Aaron "Jaws" Homoki
Back to the Banks Contest
Alex Olson
Jason Dill
Mehring_TyshawnJones-friends_NYC-6445.jpg
Jake Roubideaux
 Skaters line up for their contest runs. Pine Ridge, SD. 
Emily Autumn Earring
 Wounded Knee 4 Directions Skatepark. Pine Ridge, SD. 
Guy Mariano
Eric Koston
Jake Johnson
Kenny Anderson
 Skate fans waiting for autographs from Theotis Beasley and Eric Koston. Barcelona, Spain.
Kevin "Spanky" Long
Jerry Hsu and Kevin "Spanky" Long
President Dougy and friend.
Nyjah Huston
Israel "Izzy" Dejene
Tony Hawk
Aaron "Jaws" Homoki
Derrick Wilson
Matt Berger
Daryl Angel and Donovon Piscopo
Donovon Piscopo
Jack Sabback
 Skate crew enroute to Astana, Kazakhstan. 
Weiger Van Wageningen
 American, European, and Kazakh skateboarders. Astana, Kazakhstan.
Kenny Reed
 Bike and board. Rural Vietnam.
 Dilapidated skate shoes. Rural Vietnam.
 Local skaters. Rural Vietnam.
Michael Mackrodt
Al Partanen
Sebo Walker and Mark Suciu
Shake and Soms
 Children experiencing skateboarding for the first time. Jaipur, India.
Sean Malto
Dan Plunkett
 Seoul, South Korea.
 Osaka, Japan.
Nanae Fujiwara
Joey Pepper
Kevin Terpening
Alex Davis
 Skaters disembarking from a riverboat on the Amazon. Santarem, Brazil.
Jerry Hsu
Nestor Judkins
Dylan Rieder
Jake Johnson
Kenny Anderson
Brian Delatorre
 Local skaters. El Alto, Bolivia. 
 Children share a skateboard. La Paz, Bolivia. 
Bobby Worrest
 Volunteer skaters help build a DIY skatepark in La Paz, Bolivia.
Jerry Mraz
Mathias Hall Laursen
Josh Stewart and Zered Bassett

Skateboard culture spans the globe and brings unity to disenfranchised youth wherever they may live. This book, published by National Geographic, is the culmination of 15 years of work centered around skateboarding and skate culture in over 30 countries on five continents.

 Order online here.

 

Aaron "Jaws" Homoki

Kickflip. Moab, Utah.

Back to the Banks Contest

Manhattan, NY.

Alex Olson

Wallride. Manhattan, NY. 

Jason Dill

5-0 grind. Brooklyn, NY.

Jake Roubideaux

Arriving to Wounded Knee 4 Directions Skatepark. Pine Ridge, SD. 

Skaters line up for their contest runs. Pine Ridge, SD. 

Emily Autumn Earring

Frontside 5-0 grind. Pine Ridge, SD. 

Wounded Knee 4 Directions Skatepark. Pine Ridge, SD. 

Guy Mariano

Switchstance crooked grind. Gran Canaria, Canary Islands.

Eric Koston

Ollie one foot. Copenhagen, Denmark.

Jake Johnson

Frontside kickflip. Rotterdam, Holland. 

Kenny Anderson

Ollie up to backside tailslide. Rotterdam, Holland.

Skate fans waiting for autographs from Theotis Beasley and Eric Koston. Barcelona, Spain.

Kevin "Spanky" Long

Wallie. Istanbul, Turkey.

Jerry Hsu and Kevin "Spanky" Long

Istanbul, Turkey.

President Dougy and friend.

Orphans at Megabi Skate Foundation. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Nyjah Huston

Nosegrind. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Israel "Izzy" Dejene

Megabi Skate founder. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Tony Hawk

Tuck knee invert. Megabi Skate ramp. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Aaron "Jaws" Homoki

Kickflip melon grab. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Derrick Wilson

Kickflip. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 

Matt Berger

5-0 grind. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Daryl Angel and Donovon Piscopo

Enroute to Baku, Azerbaijan.

Donovon Piscopo

Wallride to 5-0 grind. Baku, Azerbaijan.

Jack Sabback

Backside lipslide. Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

Skate crew enroute to Astana, Kazakhstan. 

Weiger Van Wageningen

Frontside heelflip. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

American, European, and Kazakh skateboarders. Astana, Kazakhstan.

Kenny Reed

Kickflip. Hong Kong, China.

Bike and board. Rural Vietnam.

Dilapidated skate shoes. Rural Vietnam.

Local skaters. Rural Vietnam.

Michael Mackrodt

Frontside blunt. Dong Hoi, Vietnam.

Al Partanen

Backside boneless. Bangalore, India.

Sebo Walker and Mark Suciu

Early morning in New Delhi, India.

Shake and Soms

Founders of the Holy Stoked Foundation. Bangalore, India. 

Children experiencing skateboarding for the first time. Jaipur, India.

Sean Malto

Backside 50-50 grind. New Delhi, India.

Dan Plunkett

Noseslide transfer. Tokyo, Japan. 

Seoul, South Korea.

Osaka, Japan.

Nanae Fujiwara

Osaka, Japan.

Joey Pepper

Blunt to fakie. Keelung, Taiwan. 

Kevin Terpening

Seoul, South Korea.

Alex Davis

Ollie. Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Skaters disembarking from a riverboat on the Amazon. Santarem, Brazil.

Jerry Hsu

Backside smith grind. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Nestor Judkins

Frontside kickflip. El Alto, Bolivia.

Dylan Rieder

Backside kickflip. La Paz, Bolivia.

Jake Johnson

Switch kickflip. Manaus, Brazil.

Kenny Anderson

Frontside wallride. Belem, Brazil. 

Brian Delatorre

Kickflip. Medellin, Colombia. 

Local skaters. El Alto, Bolivia. 

Children share a skateboard. La Paz, Bolivia. 

Bobby Worrest

Frontside wallride. La Paz, Bolivia.

Volunteer skaters help build a DIY skatepark in La Paz, Bolivia.

Jerry Mraz

Water logged hands after a day of mixing concrete. La Paz, Bolivia.

Mathias Hall Laursen

Frontside alley-oop. Parque Pura Pura, La Paz, Bolivia. 

Josh Stewart and Zered Bassett

Filming a kickflip in Brooklyn, NY. 

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