Tony in Venice, CA

Tony in Venice, CA

Dogtown started here. Which means that skateboarding pretty much was born in LA. People featured in this post are the underground stars of skating. From Malibu to Hollywood to Chinatown. Concrete is less forgiving than water. But nevertheless they continue to push the progression of skateboarding.

  Squeeby backside powerslide at Point Dume, Malibu, CA

Squeeby backside powerslide at Point Dume, Malibu, CA

  Russell Hamm - Malibu Clover Bowl

Russell Hamm - Malibu Clover Bowl

  Shane Butler at the   RVCA   bowl

Shane Butler at the RVCA bowl

  Russell Hamm - Malibu High Halfpipe

Russell Hamm - Malibu High Halfpipe

  Shane Butler -   RVCA   bowl

Shane Butler - RVCA bowl

  Gantry Hill at   Amoeba Music   wall in Hollywood, CA

Gantry Hill at Amoeba Music wall in Hollywood, CA

  Gantry Hill in   Chinatown, Los Angeles

Gantry Hill in Chinatown, Los Angeles

  Tony in Venice, CA

Tony in Venice, CA

  Shane Butler - Malibu Clover Bowl

Shane Butler - Malibu Clover Bowl

  Sam Mcgee at Secret backyard pool in Malibu

Sam Mcgee at Secret backyard pool in Malibu

  Gantry Hill  - Hollywood, CA

Gantry Hill  - Hollywood, CA

Photography by Matt Wessen