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ISSUE NO.1 MEXICO CITY

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ISSUE NO.1 — caught on film

D.F. ON 35MM FILM

PUBLISHED December 13, 2012

Mexico City is an exciting place full of life and new experiences every time you leave your house. With just over 30 million people in the area, Mexico City is one of the biggest cities in the world. Even one of its suburbs is in the top ten cities in the world population wise.

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ISSUE NO.1 — day in the life

MARIO SAENZ

PUBLISHED December 8, 2012

Last month we spent an entire day with Mario Saenz, one of Mexico’s biggest skateboarders. 24-year-old Mario has been going to the States to skate ever since he was 17 and he runs two skate shops in Mexico City – no wonder he is popular in the scene! Recently he also started his own shoe company, RID Shoes.

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ISSUE NO.1 — city montage

MEXICO CITY SKATE

PUBLISHED December 8, 2012

Skating the streets of Mexico City is not always the easiest task. Sketchy neighborhoods, insane traffic, jam-packed metro cars and people walking everywhere all the time can make it a bit tricky sometimes, especially if you want to get clips. But it is also one of the biggest cities in the world and there are countless buildings and endless streets and spots.

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ISSUE NO.1 — featured photographer

ALONSO “CHANGO” LEAL

PUBLISHED December 8, 2012

Alonso Leal goes by the name of Chango, which is spanish for Monkey. His mom gave him that nick name and you can actually call her and ask for “the monkey”. He was born in Mexicos capital, grew up in Menterrey and then came back to the big city.

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ISSUE NO.1 — interviews

FERNAN “TORTUGA” ORIGEL

PUBLISHED December 8, 2012

Fernan “Tortuga” Origel grew up skating in the south-side Mexico City neighborhood of Churubusco. He got the travel bug around the time he turned 19 and has been splitting his time living between Mexico City, Southern California and Barcelona for different parts of the last 7 years.

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ISSUE NO.1 — featured artist

SMITHE

PUBLISHED December 8, 2012

Smithe has been making art since he was 12 years old. Born and raised in the streets of Mexico City, he got an appreciation for the street art around his neighborhood and it developed into a full time lifestyle / career. Art has opened doors for him and allowed him to travel to different countries and practice his passion.

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ISSUE NO.1 — trailer

MEXICO CITY TRAILER

PUBLISHED December 8, 2012

Mexico City, one of the biggest and one of the most colorful cities on this planet! Extreme everything – traffic, pollution, spots, women, Mexico City is always pushed to notch 10.

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ISSUE NO.1 — editorial

EXPLAINED IN 50 SECONDS

PUBLISHED December 8, 2012

This Issue about Mexico City is also the World Premiere for SKATERS ATLAS. If you wonder what this is, this video explains it in only 50 seconds! We put together a fine selection of analog settings to give you a detailed yet quick idea of what this is all about!

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ISSUE NO.1 — editorial

THE PROMO

PUBLISHED December 8, 2012

Our very first video from some time ago – the PROMO! Launching our magazine’s first issue is a very exciting moment for us. And of course it makes us think back how we got here. Some shots taken on that way, all over the globe, are put together in this clip. Cheers!

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