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