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The Simple Joys

Andrey Vladimirov

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    The boy in the photo is Lyosha Efstifeev. He injured his heel during a trick. He had to call a taxi to visit a first aid point. While Alexey was waiting for a car, Sasha Lunin gave him first aid as best he could. Photo: Andrey Vladimirov.
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    Doctors in the first aid point said him that he did not have a fracture and put a few stitches on his heel. So Lyosha went back to the spot but had to swap his board for a guitar. Photo: Andrey Vladimirov.
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    After the reconstruction of the monument in Red Square this place has become one of the most popular skateboarding spots in Krasnoyarsk. It doesn’t matter what time of day it is. Bystanders in the photo are watching the boys ride and Lyosha jump. Photo: Andrey Vladimirov.
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    Lyosha Efstifeev is doing a gap at a spot called the Lenin Monument. Photo: Andrey Vladimirov.

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    Customising skateboards is a natural thing. Guys apply their favourite pictures and images to grip tapes. The photo shows Oleg Kovalyev's board with a picture of Pink Floyd that he painted himself. Photo: Andrey Vladimirov.
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    The spot called GCH (Great Concert Hall). Sasha Lunin is doing an FS Smith on a ledge. Photo: Andrey Vladimirov.
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    Sasha is doing a 360 Flip at the Krasnoyarsk embankment. Photo: Andrey Vladimirov.
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    Dima Korotkov is sliding on a rail. This trick is called the FS Boardslide. Photo: Andrey Vladimirov.
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    On June 21 international Go Skateboarding Day is celebrated across the world, and Krasnoyarsk is no exception. On this day the city’s skateboarders meet at a single spot and hold a friendly competition. Photo: Andrey Vladimirov.
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    After the meeting at Krasnoyarsk’s Red Square, everyone gradually moves to a small local park at the Kacha river. People relax and bask in the sun. Photo: Andrey Vladimirov.

     

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