Chris Strople

Location: Winchester Skatepark San Jose, California
Hester Pro Contest

Year: 1979

Issue: Skateboarder Magazine July 1979

Photo by: Ted Terrebonne

The Centerfold, this was one of the prize spots to score
for a skater and photographer next to the cover. This was
my first one and having this shot at this contest was the
top of it all. Chris was a fantastic skater and a really
good guy. I had to be less than 2 feet away from Chris to
get this shot and to do it during a contest takes a lot of
confidence between the skater and the photographer. As a
contest photographer you actually had the best seat in the

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