Richard Gilligan – DIY

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I am absolutely psyched on this photo series by Richard Gilligan. “DIY” is a four year long documentary photo series on do it yourself skateparks and skatespots throughout Europe and the US. The focus is on the adaptation of existing and abandoned terrain to fit the uses of skaters in a modern environment. Since some/most of these spots in the series also pertain to BMX, I felt this is definitely worth a post. Hope you guys dig it. Gilligan also has a book published with the entire series over at 1980editions.com, which I'm definitely going to scoop up for my own collection.

Click below to check out a few more from the series.

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5050 Skatepark

Ed Pollio is opening up a new skatepark on Staten Island called 5050 and Tom Grunwald from Animal hit Ed up to ask him a few questions about the new park. Check out the interview as well as more photos of the park after the jump!

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