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Chris Miller, North Shore, Oahu Back Den 128

“add some style to your week! chris miller sk8ing dinosaur dean’s ramp north shore oahu. this was his 18th birthday. shot on a canon...
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Tony Trujillo in Marseille Back Den 127: Everyday Halloween with Tony T. France, circa 2000

“everyday is halloween for tony trujillo. marseille france circa 2000. shot on contax t-3.” —Mark Oblow
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Bruce Irons and Nathan Fletcher Back Den 126: France in 2001

“bruce irons & nathan fletcher in france. we were there to film for nathan’s movie but got skunked on waves. with the...
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Steve Caballero, Oahu, 1986 Back Den 125

“steve caballero at grants ramp oahu, circa ’86. shot on canon AE1 with a wideangle adapter.” —Mark Oblow
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Nathan Fletcher in France Back Den 124: September 10, 2001: The day before everything changed

“we were filming for his movie these colors taste like music. this was a few days before 9/11 in france. we...
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Mark Gonzales in New York Back Den 123 By Mark Oblow

“innovators innovate, mark gonzales inspires. a break from the studio straight to the curb. nyc.” —Mark Oblow
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Billy Deans, Waimanalo, Oahu Back Den 122

“billy deans throwing down that aggressive 80’s punk rock frontside grind. waimanalo, oahu shot on canon ae1 with a wide angle...
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Nathan Fletcher and Koby Abberton Back Den 121: North Shore, 2008

“nathan fletcher and koby abberton on the north shore, oahu 2008. the conversations between these two are always priceless. shot...
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Keith Meek at Wallows, Circa 1986 Back Den 120

“keith meek, aka the slasher pops a stylish air at wallows. circa 86″ —Mark Oblow
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Malakai Montes, Long Beach, Ca 2017 Back Den 119

“malakai montes in long beach, california, 6/08/17. i love seeing diy spots pop up. shot on a canon Eos 5d...
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Jenah Yamamoto and Mahina Alexander Back Den 118: The higher level at the RVCA Pipe House

“jenah and mahina kicking it on the higher level. HGO rvca pipe house, oahu. shot on impossible film 2015.” —Mark...
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Jake Johnson and Arto Saari, Australia, 2009 Back Den 116

“march 2009, gravis australia tour. jake johnson and arto saari on a spot check at the train station. hunting for...
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Lanna Lyon, Studio 35 in Costa Mesa, 2013 Back Den 115

“hands down lanna was my main muse of the studio 35 days. she inspired me to create so much art...
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Chris Sen, Europe Back Den 114

“chris sen shows us how. when you have no papers, when you have no fruit, when you have no foil…...
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Paris, 2012 Back Den 113: A break from Antwerp

“in 2012 i was doing a photoshoot for analog and gravis in antwerp, and my right hand man “taylor dunfee”...
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Stefan Janoski and Greg Hunt, 2007 Back Den 112: Underwater Fight in Greece

“2007  we went to greece for an analog trip. greg hunt and stefan janoski got into an underwater fight. luckily...
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Kareem Campbell and Colin McKay Back Den 111

“kareem campbell & colin mckay. our distributor got us our rooms and gave us cash. some of us got drinks,...
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Ozzy Osbourne in Los Angeles, 2010 Back Den 109

“some days of my life are happy, some days of my life are sad, some days of my life are...
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Dylan Rieder at Home in Hollywood Back Den 108

“dylan rieder shot in his home in la, ca. for gravis footwear on 05/18/11. as you can imagine shooting dylan...
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Russell Houghten and Dylan Rieder Back Den 107: Spain for the first Gravis trip

“russell houghten and dylan rieder on the first gravis trip to spain. circa back den….. forever love forever dylan remember...
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Dylan Rieder Back Den 105: The day Oblow met Dylan

“to think this day would be the start of our friendship, the start of our future, the start of our...
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Mark Gonzales, Los Angeles, 2016 Back Den 104

“i got to spend the day with my long time friend and team mate mark gonzales, we went to some...
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Stefan Janoski, Berlin Back Den 103

“the creative minds of skateboarders always seem to get me inspired. stefan is such an amazing skateboarder, and that is...
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Shota Kubo, North Shore, Hawaii, June 2016 Back Den 102

“shota kubo does one of the most beautiful backside smith grinds in cholo’s pool, north shore oahu. taking the torch...
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Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince of The Kills, Los Angeles, CA Back Den 101

“some days my life doesn’t seem real. shooting the kills and calling it work? well, that’s one of them. i...
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Scott Oblow, Kahala Hawaii, 1987 Back Den 100

Editor’s note: Today is the 100th Back Den we’ve done with photographer Mark Oblow. It’s really an honor to get...
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Nathan Fletcher, Hawaii, 2012 Back Den 099

“nathan fletcher is one of my all time favorites. this is his way of posing for a clothing photo shoot....
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Brian “Apes” Boyle, Hawaii, Circa 1986 Back Den 098

“brian boyle aka “apes” pulls the classic stand up frontside grind at (off the walls) in hawaii kai, on oahu....
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Austyn Gillette and Craig Anderson, Hawaii, 2015 Back Den 097

“september 19 2015 hawaii huf tour. austyn gearing up for what they call getting down, about to take bodysurfing to...
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Jon Goemann, Spain, 2009 Back Den 096

“sk8boarding has so many gifted children, jon is one of them… (hot bath, a glass of milk, and an aleister...
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Stacy Gibo, At “Off the Walls” Oahu, 1986 Back Den 095

“stacy gibo gets ready to bomb drop off the fence of “off the walls” oahu. circa 86 if you ever...
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Jason Dill and Dylan Rieder, Costa Mesa, 2012 Back Den 094

“jason dill & dylan rieder, so similar yet so different. shot at studio 35  2012, on leica m9 with summicron...

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