Europeskate Skateboard Books – DC Blabac Art of Skateboarding Photography Book

Mike Blabac has come a long way from the streets of San Francisco to being DC Shoes staff photographer. Give yourself something nice with this beautiful book featuring 224 pages of iconic images in skateboarding in a beautifully designed, cloth-bound, large format hardcover book. Published by powerHouse Books, “DC Blabac Art of Skateboarding Photography Book” […]

Europeskate Skateboard Books – Locals Only: California Skateboarding 1975-1978

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. Immediately transfixed by their grace and athleticism, he knew he had found an amazing subject. Although not a skateboarder himself, for the next […]

Europeskate Skateboard Books – The Concrete Wave: The History of Skateboarding

Forty years after its birth on the streets and in the empty swimming pools of California, skateboarding has become a legitimate sport. Legend Tony Hawk has graced a “Got Milk?” ad, and skate parks are popping up in landlocked middle America. Although Michael Brooke, a “skategeezer” and member of Toronto’s Metro Longboarders, wrote this book […]

Europeskate Skateboard Books – The Skateboard The Good, the Rad, and the Gnarly An Illustrated History

The story of the simple skateboard is part thriller, part underground, underdog success tale. It’s chock-full of innovations, far-out graphic artistry, and ever-more-incredible hot-dogging feats. And the story’s told in “The Skateboard: The Good, the Rad, and the Gnarly: An Illustrated History” with contributions from the stars themselves—Tony Hawk, Stacey Peralta, Jeff Ho, the Dogtown […]