April 2009

Inside This Mag: Thrasher's 2009 Skater of the Year goes to Silas Baxter-Neal, Marc Johnson, SOTY '07 passes the torch, interviews with former SOTYs Hawk, Anderson, Cardiel, Arto and TNT

This back issue is still available and comes with a free poster inside

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Cover: Silas Baxter-Neal - Backside smith. Photo: Burnett

Music Articles: The Faint, Nasa and Gates of Slumber
  • adidas San Francisco Demo Photos

    adidas San Francisco Demo Photos
    The adidas dudes came through SF for a streetstyle demo at the Waller ledges. The afternoon was full of good vibes, high winds, scattered clouds and countless tricks by the adidas team and locals alike.
  • Silas Baxter-Neal's "The Grotto Farwell" video

    Silas Baxter-Neal's "The Grotto Farwell" video
    This indoor Portland park had an epic run and here’s a farewell edit with Silas, Brent Atchley, Tyler Bledsoe, Josh Matthews, Mike Chin, and many others. How fun does that pyramid hip look?! Ask Ryan Casado.
  • adidas "Away Days" U.S. Tour

    adidas "Away Days" U.S. Tour
    After the success of their full-length skate film "Away Days", the adidas team will take it to the road on a seven city U.S. tour.
  • Silas Baxter-Neal's "Away Days" Part

    Silas Baxter-Neal's "Away Days" Part
    Silas has set the bar high, but this part exceeds anything we could have expected. Straight up epic. SOTY is forever. The 24 hour viewing period for this part has expired.
  • Fatback: adidas in Japan

    Fatback: adidas in Japan
    The filming deadline for Away Days got a little less stressful when Joe Brook touched down in Okinawa. Fatback approved!