Chris was ahead of his time—just plain fun to watch skate, and he had some of the wildest disasters ever seen on vert. Raven Tershy is a true fan of skate history and introduces this 1992 H-Street classic.
Here's young Sammy showing signs of becoming one of the most consistent switch skaters of all time. For the record, he's regular foot… We think. Tom Asta introduces this part from the 2002 Shorty's vid.
Hell Riding started in 1990, and by 1993 we were going mental. Cardiel hit Marseille like Katrina. He was 19 years old and down to rip. When he hit it, people just watched in awe—check that lien. Happy birthday, John. Skateboarding wouldn't be the...
Everyone rips these days; it's hard to stand out. Daniel does his own thing and it's worked for him. His skate vibe is displayed in the fun-looking line at 1:05. Chet Childress introduces this Foundation part from 2004.
They don't call him the Vertical Vampire for nothing. Navs digs deep in his VHS collection today with this Shut Up And Skate Pro-Am championship in Houston,TX from 1986. Phillips, Mountain, Hawk, Gator…they're all in there.
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.