• Jake Phelps Lifetime Retrospective

    Jake Phelps Lifetime Retrospective
    It’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. 
  • Why So Sad? x Actions REALized Premiere Photos

    Why So Sad? x Actions REALized Premiere Photos
    Some of the best people in skating descended on Portland to rally behind Rattray and the fight against mental illness. Check the photos here.
  • SOTY Party 2019 Photos

    SOTY Party 2019 Photos
    Unless you’ve been living underneath a rotting mini ramp in the woods, you undoubtedly already know that Milton Martinez is our 2019 Skater of the Year. We celebrated his win this past Friday with a bangin'-ass party in The City by the Bay.
  • David Gonzalez Interview

    David Gonzalez Interview
    David kicks off the new chapter of his life with a balls-to-the-walls video part and this interview from the October 2019 issue. That which does not kill you makes you even crazier. Welcome back, David!
  • The Follow Up: Walker Ryan

    The Follow Up: Walker Ryan
    If you want to film an entire part on Wilshire you better be willing to hit the ground rolling at 6 AM. Walker takes us through the battles, success stories and security guard etiquette that got him to the finish line. It pays to be nice.
  • Burnout: Show Dogs

    Burnout: Show Dogs
    Vans threw a big contest last weekend with a bunch of skaters you don’t usually associate with the words “organized competition.” Tyler Bledsoe, Breana Geering, Taylor Kirby, Austyn Gillette, Simon Bannerot, Mason Silva and hella more throw down the gauntlet for some fun in the OC sun.
  • Vans Park Series 2019: Montreal Photos

    Vans Park Series 2019: Montreal Photos
    The Vans road show rumbled into Montreal leaving stoke, laughs and most importantly a spankin’ new skatepark in it’s wake. The Brazilians dominated, but everyone got a piece. O’ Canada!
  • Independent's "Scabs for Slabs" Article

    Independent's "Scabs for Slabs" Article
    Indy brought a stacked crew Down Under for one of Jake’s last rides and the guys sure as hell didn’t disappoint. Who do you think was eating scabs in exchange for beer? Guess you gotta read to find out, kid.
  • Independent's "Scabs for Slabs" Premiere Photos

    Independent's "Scabs for Slabs" Premiere Photos
    Surely you’ve seen the article in the mag, but we thought the photos deserved to be viewed even larger, so a premiere party was set up at Volcom’s HQ in Costa Mesa with an accompanying photo show.
  • Burnout: Twenty Years Stoned

    Burnout: Twenty Years Stoned
    The OC and ATL’s finest converge to celebrate Grant Taylor’s 20 years on Volcom with a skate jam, killer bands, bros, babes, Big Hongry and the premier of Lannie Rhoades’ epic GT documentary. Cheers, Stoners!
  • 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. 
  • Creature Summer 2020 Promo

    Creature Summer 2020 Promo
    Gravette, Milton, Bækell, Ry-Rey, Lockwood, Lefty and more creep through in Creature’s infomercial from hell. This team’s nuts. 
  • 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.