Volcom Latin American Skate Team Presents "My City"

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Volcom Latin American Skate Team Presents "My City"

My City is a Volcom video series showcasing the Latin American Skate Team as they take us through their hometowns, showing us where they grew up skating and what struggles they had to overcome along the way.

Bogota, Colombia

JHANCARLOS GONZALEZ | Age: 19

Jhancarlos Gonzalez is the first of six to present visual documentation of the city where he learned to skate. Growing up in Medellin, Colombia, all the skateparks were terrible, but the spots were plentiful, if he could skate them before he got busted!

Santiago, Chile

JESUS MUNOZ | Age: 18

In Episode 2 we visit Jesus Munoz in Santiago, Chile, as he breaks down what it's like in Santiago growing up as a skateboarder, his favorite places around the city, and some insider tips when visiting!

Heredia, Costa Rica

KERVIN MIRANDA | Age: 21

In Episode 3 we visit Kervin Miranda in his rural hometown of Heredia, Costa Rica. With unruly streets and police nipping at the heels, it's not easy being a skateboarder in Heredia, but Kervin loves a challenge.

ABC, Sao Paulo, Brazil

GIOVANNI VIANNA | Age: 16

In Episode 4 we visit Giovanni Vianna in his hometown of ABC located in São Paulo, Brazil. A city known for their automotive manufacturing industry and solid skate spots.

Montevideo, Uruguay

FEDERICO ROSSOTTI | Age: 27

In Episode 5 we visit Federico Rossotti from Montevideo, the capital of the South American country of Uruguay.

Merida, Yucatan, Mexico

MICHAEL SCOTT | Age: 30

In Episode 6 we visit Michael Scott in his city Mérida, Yucatán. A city known for their Mayan culture influence and colonial looking city. Their amazing beaches and Cenotes to help calm the heat and the humidity.

Cubatao, Sao Paulo, Brazil

AKIRA SHIROMA | Age: 27

In Episode 7 we visit Akira Shiroma from Cubatao, Sao Paulo, Brasil. Akira knows what it takes to commit to the grind and live out your passion. From always being told skateboarding isn’t the right path, Akira has proved them all wrong, and has a story to tell. Dive in to learn more about the place Akira grew up and where he learned to skateboard.

Santiago, Chile

BRAULIO SAGAS | Age: 26

In Episode 8 we visit Braulio Sagas from Santiago, Chile. Living in the largest city in Chile and capital of the South American country, as a skateboarder, at times it's difficult to find a quality spot to throw down some skateboard tricks without being hassled. In this episode, Braulio shows you his favorite spots to skate in the city.

Upcoming Releases:

Mar Del Blata, Argentina: Milton Martinez

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