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In Jonah Hill's directing debut Mid90s, Stevie (Sunny Suljic, left) and Ray (Na-kel Smith) come of age among an LA skateboarding crew. Tobin Yelland/A24 hide caption

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It Wasn't Cool To Care In The 'Mid90s' — But Jonah Hill Does

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Jake Freed hits the road in May after spending his first night of his journey camped out in Gold Canyon, Ariz. He has been building his endurance over the past decade with trips across Arizona and the West Coast. His last big journey was in 2013 when he rode from Mesa, Ariz., to Washington, D.C. Courtney Rudloff/Courtesy of Jake Freed hide caption

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Chasing A World Record, 'One Push At A Time'

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Henok launches off a homemade quarterpipe ramp at a parking lot. Sean Stromsoe hide caption

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How Do You Say 'Gnarly' In Amharic? Ethiopia Gets Its First Skate Park

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