See it on a Skateboard

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Brett Novak and Kilian Martin met during a freestyle skate competition and have jumped at the chance to be around each other ever since. 

The two skateboarders see their sport as an art form, and, armed with a camera and a board, Novak and Martin set out to capture their adventures. The result is A Skate Illustration

"I get a very awe-inspiring type feeling from skateboarding: it's my life," Novak writes. "It's funny, because it's a piece of wood with sandpaper and wheels, but I can have a terrible, terrible day and go out and skate and feel calm. It's not a sport, it's a lifestyle and I feel like I want to translate what it brings for me." 

Check out the video after the jump ...

See more of Novak's work here.

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Claire Lawton
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