Jovontae Turner 360 flips at Embarcadero, Photo © Jacob Rosenberg

Finally... The FTC Book!

  • AVAILABLE 12-7-2013
  • By Seb Carayol
  • Introduction by Dave Chappelle
  • $35.00
  • 9" x 12"
  • Hardcover
  • 208 Pages
  • Over 400 full color and black & white
  • photographs and illustrations
  • ISBN: 978-0-9898412-0-7
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Finally... the FTC Book!

FTC lore has reached quasi-Masonic proportions over the years, mostly passed down from one eyewitness to another through oral records. For the first time, Seb Carayol has embarked on a journey to collect these stories, along with over 400 classic and never-before-seen photographs, illustrations, and images to depict the odyssey.

Exclusive Interviews

Featuring exclusive, original interviews with FTC legends: Jovontae Turner, Rick Ibaseta, James Kelch, Mike Carroll, Brian Anderson, Nick Lockman, Scott Johnston, Bobby Puleo, Marcus McBride, Lavar McBride, Stevie Williams, Josh Kalis, Karl Watson, Lennie Kirk, Nick Tershay, JB Gillet, Chico Brenes, Mike Cao, Ben Sanchez, Mike York, Rob Welsh, Drake Jones, Del Tha Funkee Homosapien, Aaron Meza, Kent & Kim Uyehara, and Ian Johnson.

Nostalgic Photography

Classic and never-before-seen photography from Lance Dawes, Dennis McGrath, Mike Blabac, Bryce Kanights, Tobin Yelland, Gus Duarte, Gabe Morford, Gerhard Stochl, Jacob Rosenberg, Ando, Ken Goto, Luke Ogden, Theo Hand, Patrick O’Dell, Ben Colen, Lino Gonzales, Tucker Glasow, Iseki, Richard Hart, Aaron Meza, and Seb Carayol.

Original Artwork

Paintings, collaborative works and illustrations by Bigfoot, Jeremy Fish, Damon Soule, Doze Green, Esow, Keith Haring, Sean Sheffey, Ian Johnson, Robert Orduno, Haze, Evan Hecox, Michael Leon, Horvath, Shun Kawakami, Mario “Mars” Martinez, Sandro “Misk” Chikovani, Mike Giant, Yoshitomo Nara, Usugrow, Greg “Pnut” Galinsky, Alex Trochut, and Tomokazu Matsuyama.


Photographs of Keith Hufnagel, Chris Keefe, Justin Girard, Lee Smith, Ben Liversedge, Jeff Pang, Pepe Martinez, Sam Smyth, Alex Klein, Pat Washington, Spencer Fujimoto, Jabari Pendleton, Steven Cales, Nikhil Thayer, Simon Evans, Brad Staba, Tony Cox, Johnny Fonseca, Bobcat, Shamil Randle, Markus Brown, Jim Thiebaud, Greg Carroll and FTC friends and family worldwide!