One new idea for every day in 2011. We're talking big, small, local,
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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."