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We spent International Go Skateboarding Day with our friends in Istanbul, Turkey skating through the streets and ending the day off with a chill session at a nearby park. Check out some photos and video from the day here.

See you this weekend at the Turkish Skateboarding Championships!

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Quick meet-up at X4Tune Skateshop in the Kadikoy district before taking over the streets.

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Wild in the streets of Istanbul!

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The Turkish takeover.

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Happy Go Skateboarding Day from Istanbul!

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On to a nearby skatepark with a nice breeze and some good views to boot.

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Long jump sessions were going off on the sidewalk, conveniently located under the shade. Luca Fritz backside flips over a few boards for the crew.

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It turns out International Yoga Day shares the same date of International Go Skateboarding Day. Who do you reckon had more fun?

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Tuncay lays down the law for the best trick jam.

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Adem Ustaoglu shuts it down with a noseslide 270 out.

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Props to the guys that came up on some Ala Skateboards gear in the best trick jam and big ups to Tuncay at X4Tune Skateshop for organizing an awesome day for the skateboarders of Istanbul!

All content: Mike Chinner