Guru Khalsa heads into Guatemala in seek of the shred. Words & Photos by Travis Knapp-Prasek.
These volcanoes loomed over the city of Antigua where we stayed. Pepe of FS Skatecorp put us up in a home on an old coffee plantation. The birds woke everyone daily with their songs of hype.
Raul Arevalo throws down a nose manual in front of FS Skateshop while pedestrians dodge traffic on the busy streets of Guatemala City.
Guru warms up with a rock to fakie on a pretty sweet quarterpipe.
Raul rock and rolled on the structure of stoke.
The crew was rolling deep on Go Skateboarding Day and Steven Martinez came out to huck a frontside 180 down these stairs.
The crowd drifted to this plaza and Guru spied this planter gap. He backside 180ed it and off we went to score some vegetarian eats.
Jacobo and Guru broadcasting big time. Good Times skatepark in Chilmoltenango built by Walter.
Guru setting down a frontside halfcab nosegrind to fakie.
Raul and Guru roaming the Mayan ruins of Iximché .
Sololá overlooking Lake Atitlán.
When he wasn’t busy organizing flights / demos / after parties and helping kids at the skateshop, Jacobo Aguilar was pushing fast and throwing down frontside noseslides in Antigua.
Carlitos Dominguez flies through a five o as the sun sets over the Antigua courts.
Lester Hernandez smith grinds into the darkness.
The crew abides. Thanks to Pepe, Jacobo, Uriel, FS Skateshop Crew, Raul, Carlitos, Diego, Tino, the Tennis Center crew, Pablo, Diego, Lupe, Walter, Brennan, Charlie Manty and everyone who shredded with us during the week. Guatemala rips!