I‘ve been skateboarding since I was 13. Skateboarding changed my life. My way of seeing the world. Of expressing myself. To be a skateboarder, is to live skateboarding. How you see the world, where every ledge or stairset is a new possibility. Skateboarding is one of the chief influences on my photography.

Venice Beach is world-renowned for its skateboarders as much as it is its characters. Its unmistakable sunsets. Having had the opportunity to go and photograph the legendary skater haunt until sunset was a childhood dream. Here are some of my favourite captures from travels to the legendary Venice Beach skatepark. Cheers, California. Cheers, Skateboarding.

Written by Ryan Bolton

Ryan is a Toronto-based writer and photographer that likes to break the rules. His work has taken him around the world to do what he truly loves—storytelling. And drinking cold beer.

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