Skateboarding might have been banned in Philadelphia's LOVE Park, but for years it was a mecca for skaters in the city and beyond.
For Go Skateboarding Day 2017, we’ve taken a trip down memory lane through our archive to revisit lessons we've learnt from some of skating's greatest icons.
In her early years, skating provided Marianne Eloise with an escape: from anxiety, from a toxic household, the OCD that span around her head. But as she got older, all that changed; suddenly her board could no longer be a sanctuary.
Looking to bring his community together and protect them from the cold, Youssef Abaoud and his friends hand built the Byrrrh – Brussel's first official DIY indoor skate park to open in over a decade.
Greg Carroll revolutionised the skateboard industry, taking him from rags to riches and back again. Now he's disrupting on another level: helping people make sense of their lives.
Red Bull photographer Tyrone Bradley captures an emerging scene in Lagos, Nigeria which is blowing up thanks to local crew Wafflesncream.
The Astoria Skate Plaza in Queens, New York, is a sanctuary for skaters, but now rampant gentrification threatens to rip a community from its home.
London is dying: culture and community replaced by security guards and Jamie's Italians. But in one East London shopping centre, community spirit lives on.
Clyde Singleton has been a transgressive force in skateboarding history – a tell-it-like-it-is character who has zero time for bullshit. Two decades after making his dream a reality by turning pro, he's still committed to pulling off the unexpected. This is a snapshot of his life.
With a new Vans shoe and a video on the way, pro-skater Gilbert Crockett is set to have one hell of a 2017.
Photographer and skater Tino Razo documents and shreds abandoned backyard pools across Southern California in Party in the Back, embodying care-free and youthful expression without even trying.
In the frozen heartland of Finland, Jaakko Saavalainen’s do-it-yourself attitude proves that anywhere can become a skate utopia – as long as you’re willing to put in the work.