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Surfed out, sunburnt, homemade board, new urethane wheels, velour shirt, ripped cords, dirty stache, desert boots and my 57’ Chevy in the background at Fallbrook High in 1974. Me at 19 years old. Photo: Steve Eikmeyer #grantbrittain #fallbrookbrewing @fallbrookskateparkinc #fallbrook #surfyskatey #1974 #skateboarding @theskateboardmag

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Just a reminder that I will be sitting in on an APA roundtable panel discussion about Action Sports Photography on Wednesday, October 16th at 7pm, doors open at 6:30. It takes ace at Riverdale Studios at 6314 Riverdale St, San Diego, CA 92120 Go to actionsportsroundtable2013.eventbrite.com for tickets. Photo of Gator by Brittain #apa #apasd #theskateboardmag @theskateboardmag #grantbrittain

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This shot of Natas Kaupas landing an Ollie is one if the photos I am showing at the @greenroomfestival in Yokohama, Japan. I will have one of the galleries at the festival, so if you’re there, be sure to come by and see my work and meet me. May 24th and 25th. #greenroomfestival #greenroomfestival2014 @oscarputdowntheknife #natas #nataskaupas #landing #skateboarding #skateboardingjapan #sma #grantbrittain @greenroomfestival #ollie

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@thetonyalva1957 threading the needle at the Gonzales Pool in the late 1980s. Somebody wanted to charge me to shoot photos, but TA got them to waive the fee, saved me $20. Photo: Brittain #tonyalva #alva #alvaskates #gonzalespool #poolriding #skateboarding #skatelegends #bowlriding #lordsofdogtown #dogtown #theskateboardmag @theskateboardmag #grantbrittain

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A week ago I was shooting Chris Miller @owlcat in these full pipes that were being demolished one by one where they stood. There were eight or so left and I imagine they’re all gone by now. It’s a rare moment like this that make skate photography so rewarding and special. Another part of this story is that I was able to capture the moment of Father and son @zakra_miller sharing an adventure of shredding together. More documentation soon. Photo: Brittain #chrismiller #zachmiller #fullpipes #welcomeskateboards #skatelegends #skateboarding #skateboardphotography #theskateboardmag @theskateboardmag #grantbrittain

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@tonyhawk inverts the sketchy Booney Ramp extension in Litchfield, AZ in 1984. Photo: Brittain #tonyhawk #booneyramp #litchfield #skatelegends #skateboarding #birdhouseskateboards #powellperalta #bonesbrigade #theskateboardmag @theskateboardmag #grantbrittain #unclewiggley

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@steviecab in one of the first good shots I took in 1980 in the kidney at the Del Mar Skate Ranch. Unless you skated that pool, you don’t even know how gnarly this ollie is on that lead sled. It’s in my store: jgrantbrittainphotos.com Photo: Brittain @steviecab #stevecaballero #steviecab #bonesbrigade #powellperalta #vanshoes #delmarskateranch #dmsrforever @theskateboardmag #theskateboardmag #grantbrittain

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Happy 59th Birthday to @thetonyalva1957 ! This photo was shot on the set of “Lords of Dogtown” in 2004. Photo: Brittain #tonyalva #alvaskates #lordsofdogtown #zboys #skatelegends #hasselblad503cw #fujivelvia50 #theskateboardmag @theskateboardmag #filmphotographic #zeiss30mm #grantbrittain

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I shot this portrait of @thetonyalva1957 back in the late 90s when he had his shop on Wisconsin St in Oceanside. Iconic logo and Skateboarding Legend. I hear a book is in the works. Photo: Brittain #tonyalva #alvaskates #alva #skatelegends #skateboarding #lordsofdogtown #zboyz #theskateboardmag @theskateboardmag #grantbrittain

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This frontside boneless of Mark Gonzales was one of the first times I shot photos of him. We were at the Venice Freestyle contest in 1984 and where I saw Gonz jumping off a roof and breaking borrowed boards. We cruised over to a local mini ramp where I got my first frontside boneless photo of him, this one on a borrowed board. This shot is in #130 of @theskateboardmag Photo: Brittain #markgonzales #thegonz #gonz #venicebeach #frontsideboneless #skatelegends #skateboarding #lordsofla #theskateboardmag ##grantbrittain

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