R.I.P. Fausto Vitello


Illustrious truck warlord Fausto Vitello passed this life on April 22nd, 2006. We know that somewhere out there he's having a blast. Four years? We miss you.


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  • Talking Ed: Kevin Thatcher Interview

    Talking Ed: Kevin Thatcher Interview
    Thrasher founding editor Kevin Thatcher set the stage for everything that has come since. This 40-year ride we have all been a part of could never have happened without him. We caught up with the humble, elusive legend. As seen in the Jan. 2021 issue.
  • Neckface: People I've Known

    Neckface: People I've Known
    For years, Neckface's identity was shrouded in mystery. At some point the mask slipped a bit and now he weaves in and out of the spotlight as he pleases. Neck has stories for days.
  • Fausto Vitello (1946-2006)

    Fausto Vitello (1946-2006)
    A website caption is not nearly enough space to describe Fausto, his impact on skating, and what he meant to so many people. But we do know that he'd be stoked his Thrasher creation is still charging full-steam, and that you are all part of it.
  • March 1999

    March 1999
    Cover: Rick Howard – Crooked Grind Photo: Ogden Inside This Mag: Frankie Hill's story, skating in Miami and an interview with Jon West Also In This Issue: Plywood Paradise II in VenturaMusic Articles: Meshuggah, Prince Paul and Archers of Loaf 
  • Fausto Appreciation Day

    Fausto Appreciation Day
    It's been two years since we lost him. Go skate your ass off, tilt back a brew, or whatever it is you do to celebrate the legacy of someone as influential as Fausto Vitello-R.I.P.