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If a tree falls over in a forest, and no-one is there to hear it, does it make a sound? It’s a philosophical question with endless applications, among them in skateboarding: if a trick wasn’t recorded, did it even happen?
As skateboarding reaches new levels of attention around the world, we look at the evolution of the symbiotic relationship between skate culture and visual media

Top: Hackney Bumps, London 2020 © Jørn Tomter. Above: Rom skatepark, 1980 © Iain Borden