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BATTLE FOR THE BRONX 2013 RECAP

BATTLE FOR THE BRONX 2013 RECAP

Battle

Mention the South Bronx (New York City) to anyone and we're pretty certain that they'll conjure up two images–Hip Hop or poverty. Now while both aren't necessarily inaccurate, they're also not representative of the huge skateboard culture that exists among the brown and black local youth. Take the annual Battle For The Bronx competition, for example. While it may not be on the mainstream media, the yearly event, hosted by Indigenous Skateboards, brings out hundreds of skateboarders to compete in a day full of riding and comradery. Here is a visual recap of the 2013 gathering:

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