Award-winning skateboard photographer JONATHAN MEHRING has been named one of the ten most influential people in skateboarding by ESPN and the X Games. His work has been featured in Rolling Stone and the Wall Street Journal as well as in top skateboarding magazines such as Thrasher, Transworld SKATEboarding, and the Skateboard Mag. Mehring s work has taken him to more than 30 countries. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
"Jonathan Mehring's first book, called Skate the World, featuring images he's made over a period of 15 years of skateboarding in unexpected places all over the globe." --Photo District News
"A new book of photography provides us with a novel way of looking at the world." --Hemispheres "Beyond these impressive landscapes and hair-raising tricks, Mehring documents the spirit of skateboarding culture found in unassuming small cities and towns: quiet moments where people find community and solace in a pastime that can be a distraction from hardship, and the skateboard a badge of camaraderie." --Vanity Fair "Skate the World chronicles skateboarders grinding, ollying, and catching record-breaking air on nearly every continent." --Daily Beast "Jonathan Mehring's Skate the World (National Geographic) is sick." --Vanity Fair