• Who should be the 2020 Skater of the Year?

    Who should be the 2020 Skater of the Year?
    In a year like no other, the level of skateboarding continues to reach new, incredible heights. Now cast your VOTE for 2020’s Skater of the Year.
  • Skater of the Year 2020 Contenders

    Skater of the Year 2020 Contenders
    It's that time of year again. Here are the contenders for SOTY 2020. Finalists announced and voting begins this Friday! 
  • 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.
  • Who should be the 2019 Skater of the Year?

    Who should be the 2019 Skater of the Year?
    You know what time it is! Here are the contenders for SOTY 2019. Now cast your vote!
  • SOTY Party 2018 Photos

    SOTY Party 2018 Photos
    Every December we gather in SF to ordain the newly minted SOTY. This year’s party might’ve just been the best celebration to date. Congrats, TYSHAWN!
  • SOTY 2018: THE FINALISTS

    SOTY 2018: THE FINALISTS
    All the incredible shredding of 2018 boiled down to eight amazing skaters? Yep! This is what we do. Check the stats, watch the flicks one more time and tell us who YOU think should take home the only award that matters. Cast your vote now.
  • SOTY Video Premiere

    SOTY Video Premiere
    The SOTY Oz Video premiered in Long Beach a few nights ago and all the good homies came out to get a sneak peek. Peep game and get ready for the vid dropping soon! 
  • Passing the Torch: AVE

    Passing the Torch: AVE
    Our 2015 SOTY talks about being burnt, turning Sean Pablo pro, the presidential election, surfing, and much more. Enjoy…
  • The Year I got SOTY: Andrew Reynolds

    The Year I got SOTY: Andrew Reynolds
    The Boss was only 19 when he got the top honor and was just starting to come out of his Turtle Boy shell. Supercuts, filming for The End, the start of Baker, "feeling feelings" and why SOTY is more important than the US presidency – all covered in this candid trip down memory lane.
  • SOTY 2016: Pro's Picks

    SOTY 2016: Pro's Picks
    Who are the big dogs picking for SOTY this year? Have a look...
  • ROUGH CUT: Blake Norris' "Julia" Part

    ROUGH CUT: Blake Norris' "Julia" Part
    Blake goes for broke in The Bay, taking on security, sketchy sidewalks and Clipper with absolute conviction. These streets ain’t easy.
  • 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.
  • Thrasher Radio S02 Ep.09: Mike Carroll

    Thrasher Radio S02 Ep.09: Mike Carroll
    Gerwer and Schmitty get Carroll to set the record straight on Kelch kicking T-Dogs out of EMB, spider bites on the road, club tracks and Phelper stories. Nerd out with one of the greats.
  • The "Crianzas in Alicante" Video

    The "Crianzas in Alicante" Video
    Marek Zaprazny, Youness Amrani and an elite cadre of technicians smack the streets of Spain with forceful pop and precision. Their kicker game will boost your mood.
  • Honor Roll 2020: The Top Women and Non-Traditional Skaters of the Year

    Honor Roll 2020: The Top Women and Non-Traditional Skaters of the Year
    It wasn’t just the stock dudes that put out an unprecedented amount of raw ripping last year. Here are the non-traditional skaters that got the highest marks in 2020.
  • Events
    In The Mag
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    Almost 20 years after Darrell Stanton’s cover, Carlos Ribeiro pays homage and hits Clipper with a switch backside noseblunt, landing square on the front of the February 2021 issue. Crack the back and find another history maker—Alex Midler’s Illegal Civ ender, a backside 270 ollie into the Sunset Carwash. WTF? More IC inside as we chat with Davonte Jolly about his new full-length vid GODSPEED. If the new year’s got you feeling nostalgic, look no further—we dip back into the ‘90s for a photo feature including The Phelper, Carroll, Stranger, Speyer, Hensley, Jovontae, Muska and more legends. Interview-wise, Dominick Walker gets grilled about living in Nyjah’s park, his push to turn pro and teaching the stars (or at least their kids) how to skate. Nick Michel, Henry Gartland and John Worthington all get the Heads treatment and Nora Vasconcellos chats with Ryan Townley about art, being a dog dad and filming for his new Layers part. Need a laugh? Check the Darren Navarrette People I’ve Known feature—the Vertical Vampire’s history goes deep. Finally, for all you music fanatics we’ve got interviews with Mogwai, Thurston Moore, Baptists and more. Start your year off right and plant your face into this issue.