Independent Book: Built to Grind


25 Years of Hardcore Skateboarding

300spread1Independent Trucks’ book Built to Grind is 320 pages of fast action skateboarding featuring the world’s best skateboarders and most renowned skate spots. Built to Grind showcases the skateboarding of Rick Blackhart, Steve Olson, Steve Alba, Duane Peters, Christian Hosoi, Tommy Guerrero, Steve Caballero, Jeff Grosso, Eric Dressen, Ray Barbee, Mark Gonzales, Colin McKay, Danny Way, Tim Brauch, Andrew Reynolds, Peter Hewitt, Bucky Lasek, and Tony Trujillo plus hundreds of other professional and amateur skateboarders and friends that have
made up the Independent cartel since the late




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