DIY OR DIE - Grays Ferry

The D.I.Y. (AKA do it yourself) maxim has always been a driving force in skateboarding. Operating outside society’s confines has bred skateboarders into some of the most resourceful creatures on earth. Every skateboarder has trespassed a school yard hauling over lights and a generator, or simply built a ramp behind a grocery store with crates and plywood. The fact is, every day skateboarders pay homage to the DIY nature permeating throughout our lifestyle. It is our initiative in reposting our favorite DIYorDIE stories, we prompt you to tag your favorite DIY spots using the hashtag #OurDIY. We want to do a story on you so as to show the rest of the world it’s possible to take matters into your own hands. #OurDIY

Grays Ferry is a hidden neighborhood outside the Southside of Philly. A place with the nickname ‘The Forgotten Bottom’ sounds like a perfect place for a DIY, far from all things unwelcome at a skate hangout. We are reposting our favorite DIY OR DIE videos to remind you to tag your favorite DIY spots using the hashtag #OurDIY, and to send us your DIY videos to diy@theberrics.com. Help us tell your DIY story.

DIY OR DIE - Grays Ferry

The D.I.Y. (AKA do it yourself) maxim has always been a driving force in skateboarding. Operating outside society’s confines has bred skateboarders into some of the most resourceful creatures on earth. Every skateboarder has trespassed a school yard hauling over lights and a generator, or simply built a ramp behind a grocery store with crates and plywood. The fact is, every day skateboarders pay homage to the DIY nature permeating throughout our lifestyle. It is our initiative in reposting our favorite DIYorDIE stories, we prompt you to tag your favorite DIY spots using the hashtag #OurDIY. We want to do a story on you so as to show the rest of the world it’s possible to take matters into your own hands. #OurDIY

Grays Ferry is a hidden neighborhood outside the Southside of Philly. A place with the nickname ‘The Forgotten Bottom’ sounds like a perfect place for a DIY, far from all things unwelcome at a skate hangout. We are reposting our favorite DIY OR DIE videos to remind you to tag your favorite DIY spots using the hashtag #OurDIY, and to send us your DIY videos to diy@theberrics.com. Help us tell your DIY story.