Email address is not valid.

Allen Ying’s Skate Photography Challenges Authority

Allen Ying’s Skate Photography Challenges Authority

The New York Times features Allen Ying’s breathtaking skateboarding photos and interviews him about their lawless nature.

Allen Ying Tengu Skateboarding Dusk

The New York Times continues to give a nod to skateboarding and photographer Allen Ying continues to define the inherent anti-authoritarian nature of the hobby. In a currently-running online piece, the Times interviews the visionary about his work and the influence behind them.

“Questioning authority is a big part of it. Some kids today probably don’t even know that there’s this part of it — breaking the law and skating.”

Colin Read’s skate film, Tengu: God of Mischief, where Ying’s latest batch of stunning (and dangerous) skate photos derive from — including the infamous 145th Street subway gap — will be available for fans in October. Folks can pre-order it now via the Mandible Claw website.

Head on over to the NYT site and peep the entire piece (and a few other photos) for yourself here.

Allen Ying Skateboarding MTA NYC Subway
Allen Ying Photography Skateboarding
Allen Ying Skateboarding MTA NYC Train Car
  • letisha96

    Recently I was extremely low on money and debts were eating me from all sides! That was UNTIL I decided to make money on the internet! I went to surveymoneymaker dot net, and started filling in surveys for cash, and surely I’ve been far more able to pay my bills!! I’m so glad, I did this!!! With all the financial stress these years, I really hope all of you will give it a chance. – Waf9