• Curtis Hsiang: 18 Years Ago Today

    Curtis Hsiang: 18 Years Ago Today
    If you read this, understand: the person who you are today is because of the people you grew up with—simple fact. When someone passes on to the next, take a knee and remember that today is a gift and tomorrow is not a promise. Curtis Hsiang was as raw a skater as I have ever known. He gone now, but I can still feel him in my heart. Eighteen years ago today we lost an angel. —Jake Phelps 1/8/18
  • The Descent: Hill-Bomb Photo Feature

    The Descent: Hill-Bomb Photo Feature
    It could be considered skating's first real "make" and to this day the ancient art of hill-bombing is a timeless tradition. Take a spin with us: straight down.
  • January 1997

    January 1997
    Cover: Danny Gonzales – Blaster Photo: Morf Inside This Mag: Interviews with Gino Perez, James Qua, and Nanda Zipp, the Texas Death Match and skating in Oakland Also In This Issue: Pier 7 localsMusic Articles: Unwritten Law, Ignite, Neurosis and Five Year Plan
  • March 1996

    March 1996
    Cover: Ron Whaley – JR Frontside Photo: Kanights Inside This Mag: Thrasher's 1995 Skater of the Year Chris Senn and the SOTY bash Also In This Issue: Rad ams Tim Wells, Judd Hertzler and Charlie Watts, skating in Arizona and New Zealand, Sean Young and an East Coast skate seshMusic Articles: Fugazi, Meatmen and Sister Machine Gun
  • April 1992

    April 1992
    Cover: Ronnie Bertino – Noseblunt Photo: Dawes Inside This Mag: The best skate spots in EuropeAlso In This Issue: Step by step tricksMusic Articles: AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, Aerosmith, Hole, Corrosion of Conformity and Tom Hazelmeyer
  • January 1992

    January 1992
    Cover: Wade Speyer – Frontside Air Photo: Kanights Inside This Mag: An interview with Danny Sargent and skating in VancouverAlso In This Issue: Step by step tricks and a one act play about the devilMusic Articles: Screamin' Jay Hawkins and the greatest shows on earth featuring Fishbone, Sick Of It All, Circle Jerks, Fugazi, Mudhoney, the Damned, Public Enemy, Sonic Youth, Guns N Roses, the Mummies, Nine Inch Nails and more
  • Orchard Skateshop's "Dos Minutos" Video

    Orchard Skateshop's "Dos Minutos" Video
    The Bostonians venture to the plaza proving ground, crushing ledges and searing spots for an edit that speaks for itself. All killer, no filler, two minutes is all it takes. 
  • Mikey Alfred's "North Hollywood" Battle

    Mikey Alfred's "North Hollywood" Battle
    Mikey Alfred’s directorial debut following up the success of Mid90s has been snubbed by Hollywood distributors. Let’s help get this authentic skate story onto the screens of the people.
  • Manramp: "Birdmanramp" Episode 2

    Manramp: "Birdmanramp" Episode 2
    Manramp provides the perfect perch for Tony Hawk and his gang, including Andy Mac, Tom Schaar, Jake Wooten, Jimmy Wilkins, and the good feathered homie. Wow.
  • 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.
  • Dashawn Jordan for Thunder Trucks

    Dashawn Jordan for Thunder Trucks
    Dashawn gets some quick clips and shares a lil' PMA in this Q&A for for Thunder. 
  • Events
    In The Mag
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    Nyjah back tails the living hell out of the UCI 18, sliding squarely onto the Aug 2020 front. Crack the spine and dig into more carnage. On the travel tip, Santa Cruz devours Argentina and has the meat sweats to prove it while Indy Bondos and battles the 13 colonies. Yes, there will be blood. Interview-wise, Evan Smith gushes on Grimple and Cedric Pabich, Curren Caples and Harry Lintell all get the Heads treatment. The state of The Brooklyn Banks may be unknown, but its legacy is fully intact—check our retrospective of the East Coast stronghold and sign the petition to Save The Banks. Need a laugh? Dig into the Frank Gerwer “People I’ve Known” article. Need a pick-me-up? Pour over our “Skaters in Love” feature and feel the good vibes wash over you. Need some inspiration? Read our Run The Jewels interview in Zounds and fuel up to fight the power. Need some parenting advice? Let Trae the Tank’s dad set you straight. You’re probably going to need to wash your hands after finishing this issue because it’s F’n sick.