Report New York City Slideshow (1997) by NY Skateboarding | Dec 14, 2009 | Uncategorized, Videos & Photos Here is a little slideshow up on Media Defrag (Japan) featuring 1997 Brooklyn Banks photos from Yuri Shibuya. She also narrates it but unfortunately we don’t understand Japanese. Please translate if you can as a comment. (via Steve R) Tags: 1997 slideshows Yuri Shibuya FacebookTwitterTumblr NYSkateboarding.com Translation by our friend LEU: 97'i couln't forget last i visit in NY, so i decide to stay NY for 3 months this time. one day i heard about Brooklyn Banks, many guys are skaing there. when i go BK it was still cold, just a few skaters are there. but i cold see steive and i took his picture. another weekend i went BK again to see skaters. now we cannot see the small banks and walls beside the banks, but there were in 90's. i remember i watched some guys doing ollie over the banks. i never got bored in BK. everytime i could see stieve, in that time he started 5boro. he seems like big brother in his party. stieve and his friends love kidding and joking. they took care about me even i couldn't speak english very well. i could have skater friends. exactlly i become loving NY. i came back to NY in the summer in same year. finally i got my skateboard, every weekend i go skate with his crew. i started to taking the picture of skateboard. just i went to BK i could see many skaters. i could see quim again i took his his picture last year. and then i visit NY so often to take pictures.