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Full Bleed: New York City Skateboard Photography (10th Anniversary Edition)
Edited by Alex Corporan, Ivory Serra, and Andre Razo, with a foreword by Tony Hawk.
Coming 28 October 2021
‘captures the sensation of flight and movement within heavy, confining spaces, and the sweeping colors of the boards, the graffiti, and the riders as they fly between the gray sky and grayer pavement’ —The New Yorker
Skateboarding in New York City is a singular experience. It is impossible not to feel the magnitude of the landscape, and with the city in constant motion, skateboarding is both exhilarating and extremely dangerous. There is no right or wrong way to navigate this vast terrain. Only one thing is certain – the skaters and images produced in New York City are wholly unique.
The shots in Full Bleed span 30 years, with contributions from over 40 photographers. This tenth anniversary edition is a comprehensive overview of one of the most diverse and rich skating locations in the world, bringing together legendary skaters and iconic photographers.
When you get the call rom Jeremy to link at Arto's to skate for Jonas with the boys, You drop everything and head to the N. Shore!
We really enjoy the drive from town to N. Shore. We need a reason to get out of town, holding the office down, na'mean.
Señor Jef Hartsel and son, Rob Carlyon and son, Andre Genovesi and son (they had to leave early, they are not in the group pic but his son got a couple clips,) Arto and family, Chad from APB, Señor Kyle Yanagimoto, Señor Kale Oliva, and Señor Spencer Fujimoto in attendance.
Racism is the belief that any race is inherently better or worse mentally or physically than another race.
We are not advocating violence. It's an artistic expression that we want to end the ideologies and violence that the KKK represents. Skateboarding has no color lines, age requirements, gender specifications, or economic boundaries. We come together with a common love and respect for what each individual has overcome to pursue happiness and enlightenment.
All Photos: Vincent Bercasi
Skater: Dio Bone
Styled by; Spencer Fujimoto
So by now, we have been quarantined for some many months and the cops are killing us, and maybe we have started back doing some normal activities, mainly skating outside again...
To lighten things up a bit... here is our competition we did.
So the rules pretty basic... the entries will be judged by superstar judging panel.
Judges- Billy Rohan, Chris 'Dune' Pastras, Alex Corporan, and Stephanie Tonnoir. I love doing contests and seeing the talent, excitement, enjoyment, and just bringing the community together. Enjoy the action, it all about having fun.
Thank you to our hosts, sponsors, and of the skaters! Thank you Taji and Vice for including us with the amazing sponsor list of Hit Balm medicinals, Stereo Skateboards, Grillo Pickles, Schaller Weber smoked meats, Trophy Griptape, and Samurai Skateshop.
All photos shot on film by Kale Olivia.
Words by Spencer Fujimoto
On Saturday February 15th, Valentine's Day/Presidents Day weekend we hosted the first annual 'Pandemonium at Pearlridge' Game of Skate Tournament at Neon Mainstage underneath the canopies between the food trucks in Pearlridge Center,
Pearlridge Center is Hawaii's largest enclosed shopping center located in Aiea, Oahu, overlooking historic Pearl Harbor.
We had 32 open spots for the head to head match up, tournament style elimination. It was somewhat of an invitational although we did have random walk ins and instagram entries, we played with Berrics rules.
Beginning with 16 skaters on each side of the bracket, winners advance to the next round and win a bag of products from all of our generous sponsors. Each round the bags get bigger and better. So by the end of it all, the podium finishers got cash and needed help carrying out all the product they had won advancing threw the rounds. The premise was simple win and receive, as if we were betting on the street. I am a firm believer in the merit system.
The Hawaii skate community came out to support, thank you. Triple og pro skater Rob Carlyon was one our guest judges along side G Smoke and Bryson Napaepae who all did an amazing job, judging any contest is not the easiest thing to do. They have to concentrate on everything the skaters are doing, making the tough decisions. Thank you guys for giving the skaters your undivided attention and donating us your valuable time. DJ Kavet from Lightsleepers came through on the 1s and 2s with the good vibes, played a lot of my personal favorites by random. Rhydem lent helping hands by jumping on the mic and assisting El Señor Spencer Fujimoto with formulating the matchups in the brackets. He kept a really nice flow for the day (he does get paid to play music) and we actually finished ahead of schedule somehow, a feat not achieved too often in skateboarding or event production.
Pt.2 Pandemonium blog coming soon, with play by plays, placings, and more.