The Adio video from 2001 had Hawk, Bam, and a host of rippers. Every one stepped up, including Ed—who had a great part, including his infamous nollie into a ditch. Brian Delatorre introduces one of his favorites.
This was the first contest in Prague after they escaped communism in 1989. Add John Cardiel, Ed Templeton, Phil Shao, Wade Speyer, Tim Brauch, Jamie Thomas, and Skip Pronier, and you're going to have some sick-ass skating in a great fucking city.
The era of entire video parts with mind-melting skating on gnarly street terrain—with little to no filler—really took off with Menikmati in 2000. Torey Pudwill introduces a true classic. Check out all of the Torey videos leading up to the Big...
In This Issue The King of the Road issue never fails to serve up its own special recipe for brutality. This year, reigning champs Birdhouse went head to head with Element and Flip in an all-out no-holds-barred battle for the crown. Beers were butt-chugged, records were shattered (along with a leg) and insanity ensued with every page turn of the book. Included with this issue is the Hell of a Year DVD which contains the heaviest hits from thrashermagazine.com in 2014. Add this one to your collection.