Great weather, beautiful women, amazing Canadian hospitality, insane skating, and one of the gnarliest slams of all-time. This one had it all, with Alex Sorgente taking home the prize. Chalk up another epic contest to Vans.
Skateboarding's premier talent manager takes over Burnout today, offering some photo gold from his time in the van with the best. Thanks, Sam!
John Cardiel is the man. What he says goes and when he looks you in the eye... Well, what you got? SOTY '92 bitch! You can now subscribe to Thrasher Radio in your podcast app here.
One of the best skate-trip vids of all time, Tent City captured an epic journey through Oz with Cardiel, Trujillo, Hewitt, and others. This new version has tons of extras (as seen in this clip), available on iTunes now.
What a day: Bands, makes, slams, and a gnarly extension were all on hand to celebrate 18 years of skate anarchy. Here's Trujillo, Stranger, Cardiel, and many others at SF's Potrero del Sol.
From Vincent Alvarez to Christian Hosoi, here's some more gems from the Van Doren Invitational. Thanks again Vans-that was one kick-ass contest!
Vans caught up with John Cardiel for a little archery lesson prior to the 2013 Get Out and Do Something Tour.
Cover: Moses Itkonen – Switch tailslide
Inside This Mag: An interview with John Cardiel and skating in Santa Fe
Also In This Issue: Rad ams Mark Roth, Tony Cox and Chris Yourgalite and how to get away with being dum
Music Articles: Supersuckers, Good Riddance and Masta Ace
Cover: Phil Shao – Smith
Inside This Mag: Skating Burnside with Mark Gonzales, John Cardiel, Coco Santiago, Diggity Dawes, Skip Towne and more and interviews with Max Schaaf and Scott Johnson
Also In This Issue: Rad ams Doug Shoemaker, Nikhil Thayer and James Qua and skating in Santa Rosa and Boston
Music Articles: Santana, No Use For A Name and Gaunt
Cover: Jaya Bonderov – Nosegrind
Inside This Mag: Skating in Brazil and the East Coast and an interview with Omar Hassan
Also In This Issue: Steve Caballero on sponsorship
Music Articles: Beastie Boys, Entombed, the Frumpies, Dre Dog, NOFX and the Germs
He nailed it in 1992, ten years later it was TNT, twenty deep it's David Gonzalez. JC gives a quick snap at the fattest mag on the block—April 2013.
|Beautiful Moment Premiere San Francisco, CA Aug 30|
|Battle at Hastings V Vancouver BC Aug 30|
|Johnny Rad Show Long Beach, CA Aug 31|
|Noise For The Needy Long Beach, CA Aug 31|
|The Shrine Japan Tour Japan Aug 31|
|Hightower SF, CA Aug 31|
|Etnies Scout It Out Tour East Coast Sep 02|
|Meltasia Music Fest LaFayette, GA Sep 05|
|Lords of Seatown Seattle, WA Sep 14|