An off-center, time-lined view, of a recent 'beyond-sport phenomena' that went global.
It had to be learnt and cannot be taught.
by rokma / @rokmatwit
Lots of boring days with no motivations darkness you'd fill with imagination.
Somebody landed it and learnt it, showing his world.
Be there and live it, was the only way of getting it.
From surfing to skateboarding!
A person or entity who is among the earliest in any field, enterprise, or progress. One who goes before, as into the wilderness, opening the way for others to follow.verb
To go before and prepare or open new wayssynonyms
Push the envelope | Break new ground
Taking over public spaces...
...and re-inventing them!
Skateboarders are getting busted!
It’s backyard ramp time, for the lucky ones!
Skaters start to really kick asses.
...ollies, non stop and full speed!
It’s streets invasion time...
Don’t leave your car unattended or it can be destroyed!
Ramps appearing everywhere...
It's hard to stop skaters from taking over public facilities!
It’s show time!
Play Tony Hawk videogame!
Skateboarding is going mainstream...
...yeah, keep skaters away from destroying public property!
It’s about the latest trick and the coolest look...
Try 'til you film it cleanly landed!
No need to enter competitions to be top...
Yo, thanks everybody...
Steve Alba, L.A.suburbia • Upland Skatepark, L.A. • Max Bonassi at Nomentana Ramp, Rome • Pierre Andre Senizergues, Prague • Fulvio Nelzi at Viareggio, Italy • Lance Mountain at Danny Way's ramp, Carlsbad • Bruno Besta, Genova, Italy • Jeremy Henderson at Harlem banks, N.Y. • Mike Vallely at Rho, Milano • Mark Gonzales, Munster • You?, Paris • You?, Milano Marittima, Italy • Carlo Lalumera at Miniduomo, Milano • You? Paris • You?, Cooper Union Square, N.Y. • Andrea Paulicelli at Muretto, Milano • Alex Melle, Torino • Alex Esposito at Duomo Milano • Cut skating a squat ramp during "Isola nel Cantiere", Bologna, Italy • she so aggro!, Glasgow • Giorgio Zattoni, Rimini, Italy • Danny Way in Paris • Mark Gonzales in Paris • Steve Caballero, Riccione, Italy • Tony Hawk in Paris • Bodé at Gratosolio, Milano • Christian Hosoi on a Nike™ billboard, L.A. • Tony Hawk at 55DSL™ demo, Treviso, Italy • Chad Muska at Huntington Beach • Daniel Cardone at Ancona, Italy • Matteo Dinisio at Milano Centrale • Mike Jork, Chocolate™ video in the making at Milano Centrale • filming Eric Koston at a demo, Rome
Oh.. New beginning now...
Just Make it!
愤青 angry youth