'93 til: A Photographic Journey Through Skateboarding in the 1990s

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'93 til: A Photographic Journey Through Skateboarding in the 1990s

'93 til: A Photographic Journey Through Skateboarding in the 1990s

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In addition to his stunning action shots are plenty of portraits and unguarded, candid moments that span from the late '80s up through 2004. The photographs, quotes and anecdotal text in ’93 til captures a time in skateboarding when making a livable income as a professional skater was a luxury and public understanding of skateboarding was at a all-time low. As this book is a culmination and photographic collection of the past three decade’s growth of skateboarding throughout the US focusing in on the pivotal decade of the 1990s, the addition of this sport in the summer’s upcoming games is of considerable relevance to the skateboarding pioneers featured in this work. With this year's 2021 Summer Olympics hosted in Tokyo, Japan, skateboarding will make its Olympic debut; augmenting both park and street competitions for men and women.

Also included in the book alongside Pete's imagery are quotes and anecdotes from legends like Tony Hawk, Arto Saari, Jamie Thomas, Guy Mariano, Nyjah Huston, Stevie Williams and others.The photographs, quotes, and anecdotal text in '93 til captures a time in skateboarding when making a liveable income as a professional skater was a luxury and public understanding of skateboarding was at an all-time low. After re-locating to New York City in 2008, and assisting Danish fashion photographer Anders Overgaard, Pete's work made a pivotal shift, exploring a more nuanced, spontaneous feeling. The photographs, quotes, and anecdotal text in ’93 til captures a time in skateboarding when making a livable income as a professional skater was a rare luxury and public understanding of skateboarding was at an all-time low. captures a time in skateboarding when making a liveable income as a professional skater was a luxury and public understanding of skateboarding was at an all-time low. NOTE: Not in the shrink and has a couple of the tiniest marks on the cover and a little "dent" on the back cover.

The 230-page book also contains several timeless images from his years shooting for SLAP and Transworld Skateboarding Magazine that will be familiar to the initiated.

Much of the photography that Pete has unearthed for ’93 til was buried in boxes for close to two decades and has never been seen or published before. The 250-page book also contains several timeless images from his years shooting for SLAP and Transworld Skateboarding Magazine that will be familiar to the initiated.

til is a captivating portal into a decade and a culture that is remembered with warmth and nostalgia.

Also included in the book alongside Pete's imagery are quotes and anecdotes from legends like Tony Hawk, Arto Saari, Jamie Thomas, Guy Mariano, Nyjah Huston, Geoff Rowley, Stevie Williams and others. The photographs, quotes, and anecdotal text in ’93 til capture a golden but tough time in skateboarding when making a liveable income as a professional skater was a luxury and public understanding of skateboarding was at an all-time low. An era that is easily forgotten and overlooked as skating was more of an underground niche culture in those pre-social media, corporate sponsorship, XGames, the Olympics(! After re-locating to New York City in 2008, and assisting Danish fashion photographer Anders Overgaard, Pete’s work made a pivotal shift, exploring a more nuanced, spontaneous feeling. In a photography career spanning nearly three decades, Pete Thompson worked as senior staff photographer for Transworld Skateboarding Magazine and contributing photographer for SLAP and Skateboarder Magazine.

The photographs, quotes, and anecdotal text in '93 til captures a time in skateboarding when making a livable income as a professional skater was a rare luxury and public understanding of skateboarding was at an all-time low. The photographs, quotes, and anecdotal text in '93 til captures a time in skateboarding when making a liveable income as a professional skater was a luxury and public understanding of skateboarding was at an all-time low. As this book is a culmination and photographic collection of the past three decade's growth of skateboarding throughout the US focusing in on the pivotal decade of the 1990s, the addition of this sport in the summer's upcoming games is of considerable relevance to the skateboarding pioneers featured in this work.

Also included in the book alongside Pete’s imagery are quotes and anecdotes from legends like Tony Hawk, Arto Saari, Jamie Thomas, Guy Mariano, Nyjah Huston, Geoff Rowley, Stevie Williams and others. Much of the photography that Pete has unearthed for ’93 til was buried in boxes for close to two decades and has never been seen or published before. His current work focuses on capturing candid moments that communicate a spirit of honesty, and authenticity. Street skating was coming of age, testing its limitations and aligning itself with a new and innovative style of hip-hop culture that was emerging. The 248 pages book also contains several timeless images from his years shooting for SLAP and Transworld Skateboarding Magazine that will be familiar to the initiated.



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