RIP IN PEACE: Jaya Bonderov
Skating, Hawaii, and California have lost a favorite son with the passing of our friend, Jaya Bonderov. He went from Photo-G to the front of the mag, and then continued to give back to 'boarding from behind the lens. "Jaya means victory of the spirit." Never forget.
RIP IN PEACE: Robbie McKinleyRobbie skated with effortless speed, finesse and only two truck bolts in each truck. He also fished, surfed, barbecued and cooked turduckens. His friend Chris Casey remembers the life of a truly remarkable figure.
RIP IN PEACE: Thomas TaylorThomas Taylor was a giant in the Atlanta scene and provided a blueprint for how to live the fullest life as a skateboarder. From his pro career to building a family and fostering the community through his Stratosphere shop, he is remembered by everyone he touched. Read closely as his loved ones reflect on his incredible ride.
RIP IN PEACE: Otis “O” BarthoulameuOtis B lived big ––a masterlensman for all the mags, rocking with his bands Olivelawn, Fluf and Harshmellow, producing records for Blink-182, designing boards for Foundation and making friends and cracking jokes everywhere he went. O did it all, with fun and fury. There's an O-sized hole in skateboarding today. He will be sorely missed.
RIP IN PEACE: Jordan BrownJordan was all the things that truly matter. He was kind and loving, possessing a genuine desire to lend a helping hand.
RIP IN PEACE: Tyre NicholsTyre Nichols was a 29-year-old skater, father, filmer and photographer beloved by friends and family. His death at the hands of police has shocked the world. He’s remembered as a joyful person not afraid to be himself. Our deepest condolences go out to everyone touched by this absolute tragedy.