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london now, the skater: levent james tanju

Founder of Palace Skateboards, Lev Tanju is surely one of the coolest guys in the game. When he's not busy managing his company, maintaining his blog and creating skate films, he somehow finds time to grab his board and head out into the streets that he grew up in. Here's why he loves his city...

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What do you do and why do you do it?     
I do skateboarding stuff because it makes me happy.

What's the best thing about being a young creative living and working in London?
London is my favourite city in the world, there are so many amazing people doing good shit for themselves rather than doing it to be cool.

What's the worst thing? 
Nothing really I love everything about London.

What are your favourite things to do/places to go for inspiration?
I like the V&A and South Bank.

Why do you think London rocks? 
hahaahaha I dunno duuuude!