Is skatepark graffiti the most hilarious art?

Skatepark Graffiti

Words by Jono Coote

Everyone who has grown up in and around skateparks knows that they can be strange places; from legitimate crew meet up points where the good vibes flow to scooter run sub-lord of the flies hellholes, none of them really seem too connected to what goes on in the outside ‘real’ world.

This gives certain events and sights a surreal edge in a manner that would make Spike Milligan proud. A large dollop of childish and overtly offensive humour finds its way across no more than in the graffiti which covers almost every skatepark I have been to. For various reasons, here are some of my favourites.

House of Vans

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