It is often said that the most gifted photographers possess the ability to be in the right place at the right time to exercise their gift. And after examining Ricky Powell’s work no one can question either his eye or his ability to gain access to that crucial “moment.” Best known for his unparalleled documentation of the then burgeoning Downtown NYC scene, his portfolio contains candid images of now esteemed artists during the period of their ascension to becoming cultural vanguards.
Skateboarding was born of the spirit of playing outside of the lines and often, drawing your own. With his introductory Hopps pro model, Steve Brandi shows love for this same spirit as well as the tennis tradition passed to him from his father where creativity occurs within the lines.This graphic pays tribute to the racquet his father played with for years, and used to teach many of professional tennis’s greatest players. With colorways inspired by classic tennis aesthetics, Steve’s first pro model will help you skate in, out, and on your line.