DIY OR DIE - Ypsilanti, MI

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

Ypsilanti, Michigan, is the home of a DIY with the right intentions. These dudes have banned together under the belief you can do something on your own people will recognize and appreciate. We are reposting the Ypsilanti DIY or Die in hopes you'll send us your DIY narratives, helping The Berrics uncover the unique story of your local DIY.

DIY OR DIE - Ypsilanti, MI

DIY OR DIE

Ypsilanti, MI

March 7, 2016

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

Ypsilanti, Michigan, is the home of a DIY with the right intentions. These dudes have banned together under the belief you can do something on your own people will recognize and appreciate. We are reposting the Ypsilanti DIY or Die in hopes you'll send us your DIY narratives, helping The Berrics uncover the unique story of your local DIY.