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Rediscovered Photos of the 70s Hollywood Skate Scene

Photographer Hugh Holland was in the right place at the right time, he says. That place was LA and the time was 1975. “Skateboarding was happening in many places, but not like in California,” he says over the phone from LA, where he still lives at 74. “To me, it seemed like this was the center of everything.” Hugh’s photos of long-haired, golden-skinned kids gunning down Hollywood’s hills and tearing up its boulevards document the very origins of skate culture. […]