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Thursday, December 2, 2010


Powell-Peralta exhumes the Bones Brigades…


Have you seen … them? Stacy, checked … Rodney, checked … CAB, checked …Tony, checked … Mike, checked … Lance checked … and Tommy checked …
The Bones Brigade. Photo Atiba.
They will all be working on a new Bones Brigade Documentary starting in February 2011: On Monday, November 29th at Los Angeles International Airport, those seven individuals that have had an extreme influence on skateboarding sat down to discuss work on a documentary of their experience. They met at the Encounter restaurant in the middle of the airport to begin work on this monumental film.

"Those skaters known as the Bones Brigade are now old enough to take a look back. At a time in the 80's when many people were mourning the second death of skateboarding, the Bones Brigade through passion, drive, creativity and a surprising sense of teamwork redefined the sport for their time and the future" declared later Stacy.

Documentary filmmaker, Stacy Peralta in a new film with Tony Hawk, Lance Mountain, Steve Caballero, Mike McGill, Rodney Mullen, Tommy Guerrero and others will investigate the history, the team and the men to determine what is the legacy of the Bones Brigade. "Five years ago the guys got together and told me they wanted to do this. They believed they had a significant story others would want to know about. So now we're going to see."

Simultaneously, a Powell-Peralta coffee table book is in the works. It will include the Bones Brigade, but also other things you knew and didn't know about Powell-Peralta.
More info on powell-peralta.com web-site...

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posted by Xavier Lannes @ Thursday, December 02, 2010 




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