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CollectionsEdgemont (188), Your library (188), Wishlist (65), All collections (253)

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TagsComic Book (15), Ollie (12), Handrail (9), Backside Air (8), Frontside Air (6), CA (6), Backyard Pool (5), Frontside Grind (4), San Jose (4), Handplant (4) — see all tags

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About meKevin Marks, Founder: this journey began in September 1986 when I bought a Thrasher Magazine with Mark Gonzales on the cover. I've been collecting magazines ever since & over the years have developed a deep sense of wanting to preserve this form of communication. in 2015 I took on a pet project to improve the skate magazine library at Launch - Community through Skateboarding. that process led to multiple partnerships with other magazine libraries & collectors around the world. I was quickly swimming in doubles & the idea occurred to me that I should create a platform to build a myriad of other libraries from those duplicates.

Forrest, Cataloger: I found the Look Back Library while working on my Master's in Library Science. I Found myself regularly wanting to focus on skating instead of school, and decided to try and find a way to do both. I reached out to Kevin to see if there was any way I could help him out, and found that he had an incredible collection but needed a catalog to search it with. This is my attempt to help him out and to use my skills as a librarian to support skateboarding.

About my librarySkate Mag Preservation Society
preserving printed skateboard media & building publicly accessible skate mag libraries. Care to donate some of your mags? kevin@lookbacklibrary.org
lookbacklibrary.org/p/events

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Jenkem article and video clip - April 4th 2016

Ride Channel article - April 5th 2016

Transworld Business article - April 12th 2016

Columbia, SC newspaper article - April 20th 2016

konbini - UK web story - April 29th 2016

Confusion magazine article - May 2016

Solo Magazine article {in German} - May 2016

The Shetler Show podcast - May 26th 2016

Jenkem article - Jan. 25th 2017

Next UP article - May 31st 2017

Street Canoe 3 part video series 2017

SkateBrain podcast - Feb 1st 2018

Huck Magazine article - Apr 25th 2019

Thrasher post on A Look Inside the Look Back Library video and 41 years of the ollie tour - Apr 25th 2019

Berrics post on the documentary - Apr 26th 2019

North Skate Mag post on the documentary - Apr 29th 2019

Transworld post on documentary and tour - Apr 29th 2019

Lowcard post on tour - Apr 29th 2019

Skate Jawn post on documentary and tour - May 1st 2019

Jenkem post on the tour & van - July 10th 2019

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