Our pastime has always thrived in the metropolis. In keeping with the International Issue, the following, in no particular order, are our picks for the 10 best cities on earth for skateboarding. (Outside of our humble hometown, San Diego of course).

Words by Mackenzie Eisenhour

1. Barcelona
The Catalan capital has been the world’s Mediterranean skateboard Mecca since the late ’90s. MACBA, Paral-lel, Sants, Forum, Fondo, Barcelonetta, Beer Banks, Arc de Triomf, Mercado, Universitat, Molins de Rei, and onwards. BCN remains a crown jewel on anybody’s travel wish list for architecture, weather, and lifestyle. Still got it.

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Clint Peterson’s Neighborhoods in Barcelona.