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Chris Sessions

I had no idea how greatly seeing Michael J. Fox ride his skateboard in the 1985 film Back To The Future would affect the direction of my life, but looking back, I find it fascinating how much this four-wheeled block of wood has helped shape the person I've become. I've been a skateboarder for well over half my life. It's a fascinating culture and lifestyle--one that continues to evolve yet always sticks to its roots. Over the years, I started taking notice of this and set out to document this amazing phenomenon of skate culture as an insider. Rather than focusing on action photos, I usually take more of a behind the scenes/lifestyle/portrait approach, capturing those quick moments that embrace the essence of skateboarding. There's a range of photographs here--some old, some new--but overall a collection of many great moments and fun people that I've met along the way. Good times for sure. Thank you Michael Burnett, Thrasher readers and yes, thank you skateboarding!    

Website:  http://www.chrissessions.com/
Instagram:  @chrissessions
Blog:  chrissessions.tumblr.com

Posted: June 24, 2014


Matt Kehoe Greg Piloto Trevor Uriona Thornton, CO


Debo filming Angel Ramierz Denver, CO


Xavier Manzanares Ft. Collins 2014


Josh and Jeff Murphy Denver, CO 2014


Leo Romero Denver, CO 2012


Jaeson Manzanares Northside Skatepark Ft. Collins, CO 2012


Adam Mercado Lafayette, CO 2014


Jason Heidecker at the Dark Horse Boulder, CO 2012


Travis Adams Denver, CO 2007


Forest and Girl at Scott Carpenter Park Boulder, Colorado 2004


Ed Templeton Denver, Colorado 2004


Freddy Levy Denver, CO 2006


Adam Mercado's Board at D-Park Denver, CO 2012


Justin Greer Denver, Colorado 2013


Mikey Lentz Denver, CO 2013


Christian Maalouf and John Holland filming Brixton 'Water Hazards' Denver, CO 2013


Christian Maalouf Denver, CO 2013


Element Skate Tour at Confluence Park Denver, CO 2013

Xavier Manzanares Nederland, CO 2012


Chet Childress at The Recylcler Arvada, CO 2012


Jared Hager Arvada, CO 2012


Greg Kelly Full Pipe 2006


Josh Harmony Denver, CO 2004


Jerrod Saba Polaroid at the wethouse Denver, CO 2005


Taylor Dehart Nederland CO 2012


Peewee Arvada Park Arvada, CO 2012


Travis La Denver, CO 2013


Matt Bennett Denver, CO 2009


Bryce Stark D-Park Denver, CO 2012


Willis Kimbel James' Pool 2014


John Alison Ft. Collins, CO 2013


Mike Marks Denver, CO 2014


Trevor Uriona Denver, CO 2012


Rowan Zorilla Denver, CO 2014


Tud Arvada, CO 2012


Tsedeq Baker Ft. Collins, CO 2014


Jaeson, Kyle and Taylor leaving the full pipe Ft. Collins, CO 2011
 

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