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Venice, Calif.

Photograph By Rhino

Throughout the '70s and '80s, Venice, Calif., was a hot spot for skateboarding, and it boasts some of our sport's greatest history. So, when the huge cement skatepark was built right in the sand at Venice Beach, it instantly became a must visit by skateboarders far and wide.


Here, Christian Hosoi stretches out his signature lay back grind in one of the many bowls at the park.