• 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. 
  • The Phelper and You

    The Phelper and You
    Jake loved having his picture taken, especially with friends. Thought you didn't have a special photo with the Phelper? Might wanna check this post. Miss you every day, Jake. –Michael Burnett
  • Spitfire's "Forever Fire" Phelper's Last Ride

    Spitfire's "Forever Fire" Phelper's Last Ride
    Phelper took an all-time crew of heavy hitters to Chile in January 2019 for what turned out to be his final HELLRIDE. As he fired up the session, legends like Koston, GT, and Ishod took things to the next level. It’s been a year since his physical form moved on, but the Old Man is STILL WATCHIN.
  • T-Eddy Awards 2019

    T-Eddy Awards 2019
    Everyone’s favorite annual award ceremony is back to celebrate the year’s best breakthroughs and bunts. If you can’t make SOTY, might as well hope for a T-Eddy. See the list and guess who’ll get pissed.
  • STILL WATCHIN: Ronnie Sandoval in Ecuador

    STILL WATCHIN: Ronnie Sandoval in Ecuador
    Ronnie "Sandovizzle" remembers his Phelper-fueled noseblunt battle in Ecuador, when Jake, Evan, Raven and GT provided the inspiration he needed to conquer the hectic transfer. Always remember, he’s STILL WATCHIN.
  • Jake Phelps Art Tributes - Part 2

    Jake Phelps Art Tributes - Part 2
    We've run out of words to describe Jake Phelps' legacy. Thankfully, artistic tributes from around the world can do all the talking. Here is another batch of extraordinary creative expressions which capture Jake's spirit. He's still watchin'!
  • STILL WATCHIN: Pedro Barros’ Treasure Island 540

    STILL WATCHIN: Pedro Barros’ Treasure Island 540
    Jake’s presence lifted sessions to transcendent heights, powering those in his company to unlock their next-level. Phelper's fire will never go out. 
  • Thrasher Radio: Ep. 69 Zered Bassett

    Thrasher Radio: Ep. 69 Zered Bassett
    Today would have been his 57th birthday, so it feels like the perfect time to launch the final radio segment he ever recorded. Not only is the old man STILL WATCHIN, but he’s STILL TALKIN, and he insists that the show must go on. HBD, Jake. We love you. 
  • Vans' "Take It Back" Video

    Vans' "Take It Back" Video
    This one will get the blood flowing and heart pumping. Geoff, Pedro and Ronnie put it all on the line in honor of the Phelper.
  • Jake Phelps Angel Dust Collection

    Jake Phelps Angel Dust Collection
    Jake was the King of Captions. If you skate, the odds are you use some of the phrases and terminology he wrote in the mag. His short essays also have their own thoughtful vibe. Here is a collection of Angel Dust columns he wrote betwen 1994 and 2011.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • Masher: Party

    Masher: Party
    Hawk, Provost, Lizzie, Schaar, Kowalski, Fletcher and a massive cast of vert killers attack every concrete wave from SD to Oregon. Roll in with Gregson as he takes lines where no lens has gone before. 
  • Santa Cruz's "Til the End" Vol. 4

    Santa Cruz's "Til the End" Vol. 4
    Santa Cruz keeps the spotlight on the Henry Gartland as he ravages the rail game. Cameos from the whole team and full parts from Jesse Noonan and Justin Sommer show the full force of their operation. 
  • 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.