• Patrick Christian: The Art of Industrial Design

    Patrick Christian: The Art of Industrial Design
    Abstract art can take limitless forms. On the other end of the artistic spectrum is the almost photo-realistic illustrations of industrial design. We interviewed a skater with this unique talent.
  • Thrasher Valentine's Day Cards 2021

    Thrasher Valentine's Day Cards 2021
    If you forgot a Valentine's Day gift this year, you can always go to a gas station and pick up some candy. But why spend so much money and effort? Instead, you can send your loved one a screenshot of our crappy V-Day cards.
  • Epic Spots: Thrasher Headquarters

    Epic Spots: Thrasher Headquarters
    Thrasher's 40-year legacy of print, video and digital content involves thousands of people and spans the globe. There is a San Francisco home base which is a key part of this system of stoke. Here's an inside look at the HQ in action.
  • Slam Demons: The New Blood

    Slam Demons: The New Blood
    The inverse of skate glory is the agony of a slam. Shown here are the demons which lurk in the shadows of every spot, waiting to strike and feast on failure. They cannot be banished, only embraced. So roll on.
  • Buyer Beware: How to Spot Counterfeit Graphics

    Buyer Beware: How to Spot Counterfeit Graphics
    Before you buy a board online for your collection, be careful for these cheap knock-offs, misprints and otherwise suspicious slabs.
  • Canvas Artist Profile: TALLBOY

    Canvas Artist Profile: TALLBOY
    The artist TALLBOY weaves wild worlds with his skills. You will encounter adventure and ecstasy in equal measure, that is if a dragon or the Grim Reaper doesn't get you first. Follow down his twisted path, if you dare.
  • Skate Van Safety Manual

    Skate Van Safety Manual
    In the event of an emergency, airplane safety manuals address certain dangers. But what about a van full of skaters? Here are some illustrated guides to help you navigate the hazards of a multi-seater road trip. As seen in the July 2020 magazine.
  • Skateboard Hieroglyphics

    Skateboard Hieroglyphics
    Ancient Egypt is known for Pyramids, Pharaohs, and mummies. Our research of their mysterious written language also indicates they had a ripping skate scene with unique hazards. Here we revisit some sacred wall scrawls.
  • Michael Christie: The Novelist Who Rips

    Michael Christie: The Novelist Who Rips
    Michael Christie had a good run through the mid-2000s as a globe-trotting sponsored skater. It's not uncommon for skaters to transition into other creative fields, but Michael made the rare leap into novel writing. His published work is getting wide recognition and we wanted to ask about his journey.
  • Thrasher Valentine's Day Cards 2020

    Thrasher Valentine's Day Cards 2020
    For centuries, the ancient art of seduction has involved romantic gifts. Some classics include roses, love letters, and crappy Photoshop JPEGS. Forget a fancy dinner for V-Day. Just send your loved one a screenshot of a card from this feature! Or don't. It doesn't really matter.