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The L.A. Boys

Colin Kennedy

Wednesday 6 September 2017, by julienschwartz

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In 1989, street skating became a force within skateboarding and was poised to usurp the ramp, pool, and skatepark disciplines that preceded it.
Enter Gabriel Rodriguez, Paulo Diaz, Rudy Johnson and Guy Mariano, 4 friends from Los Angeles, who through a chance encounter with Bones Brigades Stacy Peralta. This film is a firsthand account of the events that led to their fateful meeting with Stacy and the subsequent ground breaking video segment, they would create together for the 1989 Powell Peralta classic, Ban This.

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