Huck is inspired by DIY culture, featuring people who make you think, who challenge the system, who strike out on their own. Packed with intelligent journalism and stunning photography, it covers the people and the places that are shaping culture all over the world.
ATTITUDE IS THE FASTEST ROUTE TO SELF-EMPOWERMENT.
NEW YORK STATE OF MIND • As a game-changing talent with an unapologetic voice, Lacey Baker’s defiant approach to the skate industry hasn’t always made for the smoothest ride. But now that her determination is paying off, it finally feels like she’s in the right place.
STANDING TALL • India’s bodybuilding boom has revealed the aspirations of a new generation: young men willing to turn their backs on tradition and compete for a better life, even if it means sacrificing their health. But in a country where inequality is still rife, dominating one of the world’s most expensive sports can seem like an impossible dream.
Cycle Zombies MOTORBIKE BROTHERHOOD • As a fun-loving crew who bring old motorcycles back from the brink, the Stopnik family have come to define an alternative image of Californian cool: bikers who surf, skate and know how to get the most out of life.
Riding Wild ACTIVIST EXPLORER • Aniela Gottwald is trekking across the American wilderness – on horseback – to campaign for better environmental protection. But having battled hardship along the way, the 26-year-old has discovered a sense of resilience she didn’t think was possible.
PEDAL TO THE MEDAL • After starting out with just an abandoned track to call home, a penniless BMX club in South London went from being laughed at by rivals to producing some of the world’s best riders. But they’re not ready to give up a reputation as scrappy underdogs just yet.
Can’t stop, won’t stop • After winning the top prize at Sundance for a coming-of-age film about LGBT teens, Desiree Akhavan has battled self-doubt to realise her dream as a director. But in a medium with few opportunities for outsiders, she knows success is never straightforward.
SOMETIMES ANTI-SOCIAL, ALWAYS ANTI-FASCIST • In a corner of East London, a grassroots movement is helping football rediscover its soul. But in a bid to preserve one team’s tradition of inclusivity, fans are being forced into a move they never imagined: forming a new club of their own.
REAL LIES • Photographer Max Pinckers has crafted a portrait of America in the post-truth era. Pulling from staged scenes, media coverage and original interviews, he shines a light on a country fixated with its own mythology – one where anyone can shape their own reality.
Desolation Center GUERRILLA GIG-MAKERS • After police kept thwarting LA’s punk scene, a 20-year-old fan decided to put on a series of gigs in the desert. When bands like Sonic Youth, Minutemen and the Meat Puppets signed up, it turned into a DIY spectacle that paved the way for Burning Man. Now a documentary is finally bringing that legacy to light.
Queen B CAR-CULTURE ROYALTY • Becky Evans is carving out a space for young women in car culture: a new generation of petrolheads ready to stamp their style on a scene that once seemed off-limits.
STRENGTH IN NUMB3R5 • The Skate Kitchen is an all-female crew running the streets of NYC. Now that a new film is poised to share their story with the world, they’re on a mission that feels much bigger than skateboarding.
From here, to Venezuela • The crisis in Venezuela has changed young people’s lives forever. But whether they choose to leave or stay put, the scope of their ambition remains the same – no matter how tough things get.
Nothing HARDCORE HEDONISTS • Philly rock band Nothing have braved a tough road – from death and beatdowns to prison and scandal – but now that they’ve reached...