December 2008

Inside This Mag: Thrasher celebrates the 30th Anniversary of Independent trucks with Cab, Rowley, Baca, Lance, Hosoi, Gross, Haslam, Hewitt, Childress, Omar, Salba and more

This back issue is still available (note: The Independent Trucks 30th Anniversary Tour DVD is only included in newsstand issues, not issues bought from the webstore)

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Cover: Christian Hosoi - Tailgrab. Photo: Dawes

Also In This Issue: Interviews with Lamare Hemmings and Brian Delatorre

Music Articles: Sizzla and Kowloon Walled City
  • Jake Phelps Lifetime Retrospective

    Jake Phelps Lifetime Retrospective
    It’s been a year but the love keeps flowing. We’ve added new testimonials to this retrospective page. Take a few moments and soak up more stories from the life and times of Jake Phelps. 
  • "Exposure 2019" Photos

    "Exposure 2019" Photos
    Linnea Bullion captures the magic of the recent women and girls' skate event, no fisheye required.
  • Clash at Clairemont Photos

    Clash at Clairemont Photos
    The Clash at Clairemont went down on Saturday with a stacked roster of pro and am skateboarders throwing down for a good cause—to help fight cancer.
  • Burnout: Show Dogs

    Burnout: Show Dogs
    Vans threw a big contest last weekend with a bunch of skaters you don’t usually associate with the words “organized competition.” Tyler Bledsoe, Breana Geering, Taylor Kirby, Austyn Gillette, Simon Bannerot, Mason Silva and hella more throw down the gauntlet for some fun in the OC sun.
  • Vans Park Series Brazil Practice

    Vans Park Series Brazil Practice
    Vans Park Series has made its way to Brazil for its second event. Here’s a few moments caught by masterlensman Anthony Acosta on the riders’ first practice day. Based on the caliber of skating straight off the plane, the Sunday finals are gonna be HEAVY.