Streetstyle

The world looks different through the eyes of a skater: the truly gifted can transform even the most mundane urban landscape into a concrete playground. And when this talent is photographed by FRED MORTAGNE, alias French Fred, the results are beautiful.
Text Andreas Wollinger
Photo Fred Mortagne

Black Mirror
This spot at the Arab World Institute in Paris shows off Aussie Sammy Winter’s elegant switch kickflip from multiple angles.

Shadow Art
US skater Brandon Westgate keeps his head down inside an aqueduct in California. “I had to wait three years for the perfect light,” says Mortagne. “You try it again and again and there’s always something that isn’t right. Then suddenly . . . boom, here we are!”

Seeing Double
The Niterói Contemporary Art Museum near Rio de Janeiro was designed by famed architect Oscar Niemeyer, and the UFO-shaped building is the perfect backdrop for some photo trickery with Brazilian skater Hernando “ÑaÑo” Ramirez. Black Mirror
This spot at the Arab World Institute in Paris shows off Aussie Sammy Winter’s elegant switch kickflip from multiple angles.

The complete text with more pictures and many more stories can be found in the current rampstyle #20. The text and pictures are taken from "The Red Bulletin", May 2020


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