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Tattoo Stories: Anthony Martirano

Anthony Martirano’s Tattoo Story

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“I’ve been climbing for six years – this tattoo is a work in progress, like me. It was supposed to represent a struggle of stars and lost souls. The upside down angel is opposite a she-devil; I was going through a spiritual moment in my life.”

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Tattoos are intimately personal, and stereotypical of Brooklynites. Walking through Brooklyn Boulders, it’s more often than not you’ll see some adorned bodies climbing our walls. Each inked piece tells a story, whether it’s silly, inspirational, nostalgic, funny or just a fond memory.

BKB Tattoo Stories showcase various tattoos around our space, and the stories behind them. Get to know your community of climbers a little more than skin-deep. All photos by Koji Ishibashi. 

If you have a particular story you’d like to share – get in touch with us: info@brooklynboulders.com