Frame of Mind: Motivational Skate Posters
Inspiration can originate from many different places. Hopefully, yours doesn’t come from a poster containing a cornball quote paired up with a glossy, screensaver image. Usually, these displays have a dramatically-lit nature shot. Or maybe a cat clinging to a tree branch—“Hang in there, baby!” You can find posters like these within workplace cubicle-country. Or maybe you’ve seen them when you were bored out of your mind on an airplane, flipping through a SkyMall catalog. Or, of course, they're all over the internet, most of which have been posted by your aunt. If these motivations give some people a little extra juice each day, so be it. But let’s at least take these sentiments through a skate spin cycle. As originally seen in the June 2010 mag, with a few new tweaks.
By Adam Creagan
1/18/2018It's obvious where Anthony "ModernCholo" Cardenas finds his influences. He takes both well-known and obscure animated characters and collides them straight into the world of skateboard photography. The result he creates is a pretty cool place to visit.
1/02/2018James "Barf" Callahan has done a bunch of amazing projects with Thrasher before, but his interactive comic book "The Ditch Diablo" was on another level. Check out his interview and the portfolio of one of the sickest illustrators out there.
12/29/2017Behold the cursed realm of The Ditch Diablo! Take a spin through our interactive skate comic book where you choose the adventure. The consequences of your choices are the difference between LIFE and DEATH. Enter if you dare!
7/24/2017Ancient Egypt is known for Pyramids, Pharaohs, and mummies. Our research of their mysterious written language also indicates they had a ripping skate scene with unique hazards.
4/13/2017Man, we love those two pages in the back of the mag. Getting skate photos from different scenes around the world is a blast. Ryan has had more pics published in Photo-G than anyone so we figured we’d finally get to know the guy.