Vans: Off the Wall 50th Anniversary Edition

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Abrams #ad - This updated edition, and street culture, musicians, artists, brings to life the Vans community of boarders, published to coincide with the brand’s 50th anniver­sary, bikers, and the iconic shoes its members love to wear. Abrams. With oral his­tories from tony alva, oliver peck, stacy peralta, joel tudor, steve Caballero, and others—as well as two new chapters of original material—Vans: Off the Wall provides an intimate, visually stunning account of how the company has changed the face of pop culture since its founding in 1966.

Vans: Off the Wall 50th Anniversary Edition #ad - A celebration, and must-have for vans sneakers fans, chronicle, Vans: Off the Wall offers vivid photography and the compelling story of a casual canvas shoe and a DIY spirit that helped turn pop culture inside out.

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Locals Only: California Skateboarding 1975-1978

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AMMO Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Immediately transfixed by their grace and athleticism, he knew he had found an amazing subject. From these suburban backyard haunts to the asphalt streets that connected them, this was the place that created the legendary Dogtown and Z-Boys skateboarders. With their requisite bleached blonde hair, tube socks and Vans, tanned bodies, these young outsiders are masterfully captured against a sometimes harsh but always sunny Southern California landscape in LOCALS ONLY.

Locals only features more than 120 beautiful color images plus a Q+A format interview with the artist. Although not a skateboarder himself, for the next three years Holland never tired of documenting skateboarders surfing the streets of Los Angeles, Venice Beach, parts of the San Fernando Valley, and as far away as San Francisco and Baja California, Mexico.

Locals Only: California Skateboarding 1975-1978 #ad - During the mid-1970s, southern california was experiencing a serious drought, leaving an abundance of empty swimming pools available for trespassing skateboarders to practice their tricks. 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.

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Skate the World: Photographing One World of Skateboarding

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National Geographic #ad - In this dynamic national geographic sports photography collection of the world’s greatest professional skateboarders in action, award-winning photographer Jonathan Mehring sets out to capture the heart and soul of skate culture. Now, in his first book, Mehring invites us along on his thrilling photo adventures on six continents around the world.

. Featuring stars like tony hawk, nyjah huston, mehring’s images have been published in top skateboarding magazines, and Eric Koston, and ESPN named him one of the sport’s ten most influential people. Hit the streets with 200 exhilarating photographs that take us from New York to Hong Kong to Istanbul and beyond.

Skate the World: Photographing One World of Skateboarding #ad - Used book in Good Condition. With an adrenaline rush on every page, this book celebrates the joy of skateboarding and its power to inspire young people to overcome obstacles—on the board and off. National Geographic Society. By capturing these experiences on camera and including complementary images contributed by other top skate photographers, Mehring presents an exciting and artful look at skate culture around the world.

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The Disposable Skateboard Bible

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Gingko Press Inc. #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. In the process, he created a classic, but was left feeling less than satisfied. While disposable was beautiful, capturing the essence of the aesthetic, The Disposable Skateboard Bible sets out to be the ultimate guide. Ever the completist, the gaping omissions in the first book gnawed at him and drove him to envision compiling the ultimate encyclopedia of Skateboard decks.

The author's industry insider status in 1989 he landed his first job as a designer at Powell-Peralta allows him to guide readers through the culture and experience, the art and the mania of the skate world with authority and expertise. National Geographic Society. With the release of disposable - a history of Skateboard Art in 2004, author Sean Cliver made a brilliant attempt at artfully cataloging every important skateboard deck ever released.

The Disposable Skateboard Bible #ad - While the boards take center stage, fascinating vignettes and recollections by an A-list of skateboarding personalities from Tony Hawk to Mike Vallely, Mark Gonzales to Stacy Peralta and more.

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Jay Boy: The Early Years of Jay Adams

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Universe #ad - National Geographic Society. Used book in Good Condition. Universe. Used book in Good Condition. Jay boy is an endearing, and includes sweet and revealing thoughts about his past, intimate look at the gifted Adams and his friends, written in his own hand before he passed away. It is certain to appeal to any fan of skateboarding.

Universe is pleased to bring back into print the little-known book of photographs of Jay Adams’s earliest days as a surfer and skateboarder, taken by his stepfather Kent Sherwood. An endearing book of photographs of legendary skateboarding pioneer and Z-Boy Jay Adams during his childhood years, taken by Adams’s stepfather Kent Sherwood and now back in print for the first time since Adams’s passing.

Jay Boy: The Early Years of Jay Adams #ad - Skateboarding legend jay Adams’s sudden and unexpected death at the age of fifty-three shocked the world. Media outlets including the new york times, the telegraph, espn, the hollywood reporter, and People magazine to name only a few, CNN, MTV, the Washington Post, paid tribute to Jay Adams; the broad coverage he received speaks to the immense influence Adams had on the sport of skateboarding and the subsequent culture he helped grow and shape.

Sherwood is directly responsible for unleashing Adams’s talent on the world: he introduced Adams at a very young age to surfing and skateboarding. Sherwood, wentzle ruml, and skating with his friends, surfing, and Shogo Kubo, began shooting the young Jay Adams at play, a self-taught photographer, including Tony Alva, among others.

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Surf, Skate and Rock Art of Jim Phillips

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Schiffer Pub Ltd #ad - Schiffer Publishing. Jim phillips delights in original imagery to convey his unique reflections of the popular world. Used book in Good Condition. National Geographic Society. Used book in Good Condition. Since 1962, stickers, t-shirts, rock posters, skateboards, he has published award-winning graphic designs for cartoons, and ad art.

Bold and dynamic "bad boy" and "hippie" themes in bright and startling colors command your attention with incredible detail. The works assembled for this book, from collections world-wide, represent over fifty years of creativity and document the powerful youth movement in America. Universe. Thousands of artistic graphic illustrations, from motorcycles to health food and including rock posters, and skateboard art, surf, jump off these pages.

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The Skateboard Art of Jim Phillips

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Schiffer Pub Ltd SCBO002 #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Schiffer Publishing. Used book in Good Condition. National Geographic Society. This retropspective on jim's skateboard art bobards the reader wtih colorful skateboard decks, ad art, ad layouts, logos, photos and stickers to illustrate the history of skateboarding from the urethane revolution up to the present.

The story traces the roots of skateboarding with more than a half-century of Phillips' involvement. Universe. You are invited for a ride, to observe the wacky world of his crazed studio artists, an inside view of Phillips Studios, and examine their graphic assignments. It provides insight into the creative evolution of the sport and the worldwide interest and influence that has occurred from this California artist.

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Hosoi: My Life as a Skateboarder Junkie Inmate Pastor

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HarperOne #ad - Schiffer Publishing. Schiffer Publishing. National Geographic Society. Universe. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. A mix of tony hawk and brian welch comes together in skateboarding legend Christian Hosoi, and redemption, who reveals everything about his rise, fall, in this amazing tell-all—from being named the greatest skater of all time to bottoming out on drugs to finally finding redemption through God.

Hosoi: My Life as a Skateboarder Junkie Inmate Pastor #ad - Fans of slater kelly’s pipe dreams and brian welch’s save me from myself, a gripping read that ranges from the heart of the 1980s skateboarding scene to the inside of a prison, Jay Adams, star-studded story, and followers of Tony Alva, will be captivated by this extraordinary, and Steve Caballero, from Hollywood parties to intense prayer sessions.

Hosoi: my life as a skateboarder junkie inmate Pastor takes readers to the heart of one little-known world after another—and he portrays them in all their gore and glory for all the world to see.

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Surf Shack: Laid-Back Living by the Water

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Clarkson Potter #ad - National Geographic Society. Used book in Good Condition. Schiffer Publishing. Cabin porn goes coastal in nina freudenberger’s Surf Shack" Vanity Fair, trailers, and here are bungalows, cabins, and beach homes where surfers retreat after a day on the waves. Universe. With vibrant photographs of design details and bright beaches—from Malibu to the Rockaways, from Japan to Australia—this book captures the soulful milieu of a lifestyle we all aspire to.

Surf Shack: Laid-Back Living by the Water #ad - A colorful tour of some of the most unique surfer abodes around the world, from Melbourne to New York City. Architectural Digest Used book in Good Condition. Peek inside the homes of longtime enthusiasts and dedicated newcomers that reflect not just a sport or passion, but also a way of life. Clarkson potter.

Schiffer Publishing. Blake and heather mycoskie of toms, gypset author Julia Chaplin, hotelier Sean MacPherson, and others have set up their spaces to embrace a casual ease and be the break between the waves.

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Sneaker Freaker: The Ultimate Sneaker Book!

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TASCHEN #ad - Every sneaker story worth telling! a 15-year anthology of cult magazine Sneaker Freaker When self-acclaimed Sneakerhead Simon “Woody” Wood decided to pursue his love of sneakers―and freebie footwear―with a publication, the mighty Sneaker Freaker was born. Schiffer Publishing. This massive anthology celebrates 15 years of Sneaker Freaker, featuring the magazine’s finest pages together with over 130 pages of expert sneaker content never seen before.

All the major sneaker moments are all there, as well as landmark collabs, leading advertising campaigns, from Kanye to adidas Futurecraft, Nike Air Force 1 to New Balance, and crux talking points, not least Nike vs adidas. As “funny and serious, the book packs in more than 650 pages of dense insider knowledge, meaningful and pointless at the same time” as the magazine’s own ethos, hundreds of beautiful photos, as well as Woody’s own obsessional observations.

Sneaker Freaker: The Ultimate Sneaker Book! #ad - The book rollicks through some 100 years of sneaker history, dapper dan, alongside more obscure treasures like Troop, Michael Jordan, Air Force, Reebok Pump, All Stars, and Nike Skateboarding, documenting Air Max, SPX, and Vision Street Wear. Schiffer Publishing. Clarkson potter. Through all the limited editions, retro reissues, customs, and samples, this is the definitive source of sneaker knowledge you’ll love as hard as your Beaters.

The most definitive sneaker culture magazine on the planet!” — MTV Used book in Good Condition. From its punk fanzine style first edition in 2002 to today’s slick print and online operation, retro reissue, the independent magazine has remained at the fore of the global sneaker scene, custom shoe and more, with raw, documenting every collab, limited edition, Quickstrike, fastidious passion.

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Glen E. Friedman: My Rules

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Rizzoli #ad - Schiffer Publishing. National Geographic Society. Schiffer Publishing. A remarkable chronicle and a primer about the origins of radical street cultures, My Rules is also a statement of artistic inspiration for those influenced by these countercultures. Rizzoli. Glen E. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.

The definitive monograph of Glen E. Clarkson potter. Friedman is best known for his work capturing and promoting rebellion in his portraits of artists such as Fugazi, Black Flag, Dead Kennedys, Bad Brains, Beastie Boys, The Misfits, Minor Threat, Ice-T, Run-D. M. C. Alan "ollie" gelfand, and public enemy, as well as classic skateboarding originators such as Tony Alva, Jay Adams, and Stacy Peralta, Duane Peters, and a very young Tony Hawk.

Glen E. Friedman: My Rules #ad - Universe. Friedman, a pioneer of skate, punk, and hip-hop photography, including much never-before-published work. Designed in association with celebrated street and graphic artist Shepard Fairey, punk, this monograph captures the most important and influential underground heroes of skateboarding, and hip-hop cultures.

My rules is an unprecedented window into the three most significant countercultures of the last quarter of the twentieth century, and Friedman’s photographs define those important movements that he helped shape.

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