• Jerry Hsu: People I've Known

    Jerry Hsu: People I've Known
    Throughout two decades of pro skating, Jerry has encountered a wide cast of characters. Here are his quick impressions of those people who have added to a lifetime of memories.
  • Vans Pool Party 2019 Video

    Vans Pool Party 2019 Video
    This was the 15th and final Vans Pool Party at the Combi Bowl in Orange, CA, and it was fired the F UP! From the Legends to the Masters to the Pros, everybody put it on the line for this one. May the fourth be with you all. 
  • Vans Pool Party 2018 Photos

    Vans Pool Party 2018 Photos
    This year’s Pool Party was even more festive than usual as it fell on Cinco De Mayo, and the opening ceremony was kicked off with a traditional mariachi band cranking out tunes next to the bowl.
  • Hell of a Paradise 2018 Video

    Hell of a Paradise 2018 Video
    In honor of Mark G and the historic Y-Ramp contest of yesteryear, we teamed up with adidas to bring the contest back to the beach. The channel claimed a few bodies, Pabich took home the top spot, and the G-Man brought down the house.
  • Vans Pool Party 2016: Photos

    Vans Pool Party 2016: Photos
    The 12th Annual Vans Pool Party is a wrap and it was an insane day of great skateboarding! Check out some photos here.
  • Vans Pool Party 2015: Finals

    Vans Pool Party 2015: Finals
    Broken boards equals broken dreams. Chris Russell had it in the bag but one too many hang-ups enabled Tom Schaar to spin his way to the top. Meanwhile, Pedro Barros stole the show with a death defying NBD. 10 years of the Pool Party and this was the best one yet! Cheers, Vans!
  • Burnout: Kanights

    Burnout: Kanights
    BK unearthed some of his greatest photo hits at the big Eswic event last night in Long Beach.
  • Vans Pool Party 2014 Yardsale

    Vans Pool Party 2014 Yardsale
    From skate legends to psycho youth, the art of transitions is alive and well as shown in this montage of deep-dish stunts. Only one way to learn to ride pits this gnarly—get in there!
  • Skate Valentine's Day Cards

    Skate Valentine's Day Cards
    Is V-Day a cynical, artificial holiday conjured up by the greeting-card industry? Or a charming, harmless way to celebrate love? Neither. It's a chance to fire up Photoshop and make crap like this.
  • Classics: Ben Schroeder "Full Power Trip"

    Classics: Ben Schroeder "Full Power Trip"
    Ben has a lot of moves, but this clip shows that the act of carving and grinding can be a hell of a thing. Sam Hitz introduces a classic from the 1990 Gullwing video.
  • Chocolate Skateboards' "Tony" Video

    Chocolate Skateboards' "Tony" Video
    Chocolate tours always radiate the perfect blend of camaraderie and skate prowess. Brophy, Vincent and Stevie take the new blood on an international tear from Toronto to NYC, as Carl Aikens makes a hell of an introduction. 
  • A Day in the Life of Marsha Ann

    A Day in the Life of Marsha Ann
    Skateism followed our multi-talented customer service expert around for an inspiring profile about life in the office, higher education and skating the Bay with her squad. Get to know one of our favorite office mates before she’s your kids’ favorite teacher.
  • Jake Reuter's "Trash Can" Part

    Jake Reuter's "Trash Can" Part
    Jake hits every New Mexican ditch and backyard pool with gusto in his new Black Label part shot by Ryan Maddox. The back blunt across the light and death box might make you lose your composure. 
  • Chris Russell x Creature VX Deck

    Chris Russell x Creature VX Deck
    Does the new board tech hold up against Chris Russell’s five-foot air to disaster? Get the answer and a few more heavy concrete maneuvers in this clip from Creature.
  • Foundation x Emerica Dakota Servold Deck

    Foundation x Emerica Dakota Servold Deck
    To commemorate his debut part for Emerica, Foundation released a special Green Servold graphic showing both the pain and pleasure of the video process. It’s clear he’s gone skateboarding, and you should too.
  • Events
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    Knock, knock. Who’s there? Jack O’Grady with a backside 50-50 on a massive marble hubba, that’s who! These Am Scramblers are no F-ing joke! Jack O’Grady, Aaron Goure, Jesse Lindloff, Gage Boyle, Griffin Gass, Jacopo Carozzi, Ish Cepeda, Myles Willard, Breana Geering and Giovanni Vianna filled up the vans this year and we have the deets on it all. The Scramble gets hotter each year. And speaking of epic road trips, Chocolate’s new ams—Hakeem, Carl and James—make the trek from Toronto to Jersey City to eat Garbage Plates and gobble up spots. Up front we have Milton Martinez’s SOTY party recap. Smoookes! Think you’ve got what it takes to become a professional amateur? Your favorite TM’s spill the beans on how to make it in the biz. Mark Appleyard breaks down his five great claims to fame AND we’ve got the annual T-Eddy awards, where even the losers are winners. Zounds-wise, Orville Peck talks about being openly gay in the country-music world and Population Control and Plague Vendor beat some eardrums into submission. Kids, don’t try this at home!