Displaying items by tag: Awful Truth

Shockus was a true skater to the end, but most importantly, he was our friend. We will miss him dearly and our thoughts go out to his friends and family.

Tuesday, October 07 2014
Category: Articles

Vert pioneer, Steve Schneer, has died. Inventor of gnar-zone tricks such as one-foot rock and rolls, Ho-Ho plants, Beave airs (no foot frontals), Hessian rolls, and more. The stuntman has moved on to the next life. Salute. —Jake Phelps

Tuesday, February 04 2014
Category: Articles

You can only imagine the effect that Dave Tuck had on this world before passing Saturday after a long battle with cancer. –Greg Hunt

Monday, July 22 2013
Category: Articles
134ShawnClark Shawn Clark was a lifelong skater who used his earnings from his service in the Marines to open Patriot Skateshop, where yesterday he was taken from us much too early.
Wednesday, January 30 2013
Category: Trash
280MarnellPortrait As skateboarders we bond together as one true global family. When one of us passes, we all feel the pain. Anyone will tell you that Lewis Marnell was a great person, both on and off his board. We miss him way too much already, but we won't forget.
Saturday, January 19 2013
Category: Articles
134ReggieDestin Reggie Destin was hit by a drunk driver, and is still in a medically-induced coma in critical condition. Reggie's had a huge influence on the skateboard community and could use your help.
Wednesday, October 24 2012
Category: Trash
134JayaRIP Skating, Hawaii, and California have lost a favorite son with the passing of our friend, Jaya Bonderov. He went from Photo-G to the front of the mag, and then continued to give back to 'boarding from behind the lens. "Jaya means victory of the spirit." Never forget.
Wednesday, June 27 2012
Category: Trash
134Beasties Straight from the streets of Brooklyn and NYC, a ’78 hardcore band morphed into the most successful rap group of all time. If ever there was an example of someone making the most of talent and opportunity, it was Adam Yauch. Thanks for puttin’ it all on wax.
Friday, May 04 2012
Category: Trash

134derby The Derby Skatepark is threatened with being forever altered. The Illusion explains what's going on...

Thursday, April 26 2012
Category: Trash
280CbowlRIP As the world turns, the longest-running skatable pool—the mighty C-Bowl in Cambridge, MA—has finally come to an end.
Friday, April 20 2012
Category: Trash
280bordertown Unfortunately, Bordertown met its fate yesterday.
Tuesday, November 29 2011
Category: Articles
134Spot_Destruction002 A news channel covers the dramatic last runs at a spot which was clearly a positive usage of a forsaken area. Oakland's other great DIY spot, Bordertown, is slated next.
Thursday, August 25 2011
Category: Trash
134skitchinAwful We've never heard it called "Hot-Boarding" before, but a skater is dead and his friend is in handcuffs. Cars and boards don't mix folks.
Wednesday, May 25 2011
Category: Trash
Skatestock III Houston, TX Oct 18
King VI: Bowl Bash Jamestown, NY Oct 18
Fallen Team Signing San Diego, CA Oct 18
Lifeblood's "Service for the Sick" Premiere Portland, OR Oct 18
CONS Project: Filming Skate Videos North America Oct 18
A Skatemare on 7th Street Wilmington, DE Oct 25
Rheumatic Hard Core Session Brazil Oct 25
Day of the Shred Santa Ana, CA Nov 01
Skate for the Goat Hartford, CT Nov 02
740TH1213PC1.jpgIn This Issue
Cover boy Jeremy Leabres front blunts through the kink and slides through a 16-page jaw dropper of an interview. Ben Raemers backs it up with a 12-page interview which leaves no doubt that he's one of our country's most valuable imports. GX1000 scrubs away at London; Volcom crushes some cobblestone in Portugal and Vans sends some notes from their video base camp. Fall may be coming but this issue is gonna lift your spirits, kid.Add this one to your collection.