Mike Blabac and "Defy Convention"
"Defy Convention: 20 Years of DC"
Acclaimed skateboard lensman Mike Blabac is coming off one of his grandest distillation projects, a 136-page coffee table book covering 20 years of DC Shoes. "Defy Convention" is a hardcover, premium-bond volume measuring 12-inches by 12-inches, and it features more than 150 color and black-and-white images of the brand's athletic range. What follows is a selection of photos from the book.
DC's halfpipe, 2006.
Ring of fire, Copenhagen, 2011.
Kauai Ramp, 2012.
Workers assembled for Danny Way's historic skate jump over the Great Wall of China in 2005.
Gap to noseblunt slide on the MegaRamp in 2003.
Longtime DC Shoes team member Josh Kalis skates across the Bay Bridge in 2012.
Backside noseblunt slide on the infamous Hollywood High rail, 2012.
Longtime DC Shoes team rider Rob Dyrdek poses for Blabac on a DC team shoot.
Street League pros assemble prior to the 2011 finals in Newark, New Jersey.