January 2004

Inside This Issue: Thrasher's King of the Road Contest featuring competing teams TumYeto, Volcom, Deluxe and eS. Skaters include: Johnny Layton, Ethan Fowler, Diego Bucchieri, Adrian Mallory, Gareth Stehr, Scott Bourne, Caswell Berry, Javier Sarmiento, Rune Glifberg, Dennis Busenitz, Dustin Dollin, SAD, Ernie Torres, Tony Trujillo, Darrell Stanton, Dan Drehobl, JT Aultz, Randy Colvin, Eric Koston, PJ Ladd, Paul Rodriguez, Alexis Sablone, Rick McCrank and Harold Hunter

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Cover: Tony Trujillo – Frontside Roll-In. Photo: Morf

Music Articles: Hieroglyphics and Gold Chains
  • 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. 
  • Spitfire's "Forever Fire" Phelper's Last Ride

    Spitfire's "Forever Fire" Phelper's Last Ride
    Phelper took an all-time crew of heavy hitters to Chile in January 2019 for what turned out to be his final HELLRIDE. As he fired up the session, legends like Koston, GT, and Ishod took things to the next level. It’s been a year since his physical form moved on, but the Old Man is STILL WATCHIN.
  • Treasure Island DIY Turns Three

    Treasure Island DIY Turns Three
    The Bay Area scene lets loose on Treasure Island’s new concrete walls to ring in another year of the survival and growth for the DIY oasis. TNT, a bunch of young transition terrors, some bands and a pit turn the event into a full blown bash. Here’s to an even bigger fourth.
  • "Baker 4" Premiere Photos

    "Baker 4" Premiere Photos
    Los Angeles is a Baker town and the fans and the stars swarmed for a chance to peep the new flick. What riot?
  • Death Match NYC 2019 Video

    Death Match NYC 2019 Video
    There’s a million things to do in NYC at any given moment, but there’s only one Death Match. While bands like Obituary and Agnostic Front lit up the stage and riled up the pits, ramp sessions were fueled to the next level. The energy was explosive. See you next year...