Sneak Peek: January 2015
The January 2015 issue is the gnarliest magazine we've ever put out so we decided to make four different covers. The skateboarding inside this issue is too heavy to comprehend. Track down a copy, or all four and see for yourself.
They may have lost the World Series, but Ishod Wair brings some shine to Kansas City with this hectic double-set tailslide. Photo: Morf
Torey Pudwill is the king of the backside tailslide. You know it’s True. Photo: Burnett
Blake Carpenter has the techest tricks in Dekline’s True Blue but is always down to take a drop. Bump to blast-off in Burbank. Photo: Burnett
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Brandon Westgate upsets the natural order of things (again). Boardslide up a rail you’d be stoked to slide down. Photo: Cronan
3/14/2020It’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.
3/13/2020Phelper 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.
3/06/2020Ishod and some of the Fire’s heaviest Euro burners take to the skinny streets for an international rip ride, featuring more than a few epic bank and ledge locales. Take special note of Carozzi and Lintell—they’re really onto something...
3/06/2020Everyone’s favorite annual award ceremony is back to celebrate the year’s best breakthroughs and bunts. If you can’t make SOTY, might as well hope for a T-Eddy. See the list and guess who’ll get pissed.
3/02/2020The other half of the Be Free SOTY duo satisfies his skate rat hunger with a surplus of savory spots. Yet after a massive kinked-rail Smith and a switch flip crook battle that would justify a long rest, Ishod keeps the engine running. Big ups to a certified GOAT.