“Back to the Bowl” A Marseille Skate Legend

Back To The Bowl: A Marseille Skate Legend is the story of the iconic and notorious Prado Bowl in the French Mediterranean port city, where skateboarding legends have been created and enshrined for the past quarter of a century. This is the full tale, told by the people who made it.

Christian Hosoi takes us through the golden years of skateboarding to explain how the city’s skatepark became a fixed star in skateboarding’s universe. The show frames Marseille’s significance within the annals of concrete skateboarding culture globally by refracting its light through the prism of bowlriding’s long and twisted history.

Exhaustively researched and lavishly produced, Back To The Bowl: A Marseille Skate Legend features interviews with global legends like John Cardiel, Tony Hawk, Omar Hassan and Tony Alva, who talk about the lines and lore which connected Marseille to the bowlriding culture of California.

Watch the documentary on Red Bull TV by clicking the image bellow.


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