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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.
Legendary spot in Queens. Rodney made the spot a regular place to go and in turn made it world famous. Appearing in all the 'golden era classics, cult classics, and now in social media posts, skaters from all over the world come to skate and pay homage.
Collaborating with his brand Torro Skateboards, we bring this amazing piece of jewelry. The grate, the ledge over the grate, the inside ledge, the outside ledge, the step up, the up ledge, the high ledge, the grate and pipe, all the details of this amazing spot are here. The globe spins for extra flare.