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Jason Dill and Kelly Osbourne photographed by Mark Oblow what youth

Kelly Osbourne and Jason Dill, Los Angeles, 2009 Back Den 013

Kelly Osbourne and Jason Dill in 2009 at the house the O.G. Osbourne’s TV show was filmed at.

Mike Carrol photographed by Mark Oblow what youth

Mike Carrol Back Den 012

Mike Carrol has always been one of my favorite skateboarders, seeing him blow the fuck up at EMB, or destroy the 43 mini ramp with the utmost style.

Chris Senn photographed by Mark Oblow what youth

Chris Senn, France Back Den 011

The jam at the end of this contest would go non-stop until the guys would drop.

Mike Vallely photographed by Mark Oblow what youth

Mike Vallely, Tampa Back Den 010

PHOTO: Mark Oblow Editor’s note: Mike Vallely is the new singer for Black Flag. He’s the stuntman in The Hangover movie who throws the tuxedos out the car on the freeway. And I remember seeing him in the CKY skate videos fighting like 10 dudes at once. He’s also an incredible, era-defining skateboarder. He’s always…

Andrew Reynolds photographed by Mark Oblow what youth skateboarding baker

Andrew Reynolds, Tampa Back Den 009

Andrew Reynolds at the skate park of Tampa, circa 2000.

Dylan Reider photographed by Mark Oblow what youth

Dylan Reider, Hawaii, 2012 Back Den 008

This was the last shoot we did for Analog before they terminated the surf and skate team.

Ed templeton and Deanna Templeton photographed by Mark Oblow what youth skateboarding

Deanna and Ed Templeton, Vancouver Back Den 007

This is a photo of Deanna and Ed Templeton. Both great artists. Both great photographers. Both great people.

Kelly Slater photographed by Mark Oblow for what youth surfing

Kelly Slater, Costa Rica Back Den 006

This photo is of the best surfer to ever live.

Geoff Rowley photographed by Mark Oblow on What Youth skateboarding

Geoff Rowley, Los Angeles Back Den 005

Geoff Rowley was being mobbed by kids asking for his autograph at the X games in LA.

bruce Irons and Sonny Miller photographed by Mark Oblow

Bruce Irons and Sonny Miller, France, 2001 Back Den 004

These colors taste like music.

Arto Sarri Photographed by Mark Oblow

Arto Saari, 2003 Back Den 003

This was the first time I shot Arto. Dylan Rieder and I went to meet him right after he got on Quiksilver.

Dane Reynolds photographed by Mark Oblow

Dane Reynolds, Laguna Beach, 2004 Back Den 002

I think it was the first time I had shot with Dane. He was very quiet, and not too stoked to be getting shot actually.

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