• SOTY 2015: Finalists

    SOTY 2015: Finalists
    We'll be announcing the 2015 Skater of the Year very soon, but until then check out our top 13 finalists and let us know who YOU think should take the only award that matters.
  • 2014 Skater of the Year Contender Profiles

    2014 Skater of the Year Contender Profiles
    We cast a wide net to start the 2014 SOTY debate. Check the stats and help us whittle it down. Who do YOU think should win the only award that matters?
  • Escape From SOTY Island

    Escape From SOTY Island
    Sometimes a video is so gnarly it defies an appropriate caption. Let's keep it simple: the skating here is absolutely incredible and you've got to watch this. Featuring David Gonzalez, Grant Taylor, and crew.
  • VOTE FOR SOTY

    VOTE FOR SOTY
    'Tis the season of SOTY. A lot of dudes went Rambo this year, so we're gonna need your help to sort this thing out. We'll start with a broad list of contenders and narrow down the finalists in the upcoming weeks. Let the VOTING begin!
  • Vote for the 2010 SOTY

    Vote for the 2010 SOTY
    King of the Road is over. Now it's time for the only thing left to give away: the Skater of the Year trophy. Rusty wants to party.
  • Five Sequences: Chris Cole

    Five Sequences: Chris Cole
    In honor of Chris Cole's amazing year we gathered up sequences featuring the 2009 SOTY.
  • April 2009

    April 2009
    Cover: Silas Baxter-Neal - Backside smithPhoto: BurnettInside This Mag: Thrasher's 2009 Skater of the Year goes to Silas Baxter-Neal, Marc Johnson, SOTY '07 passes the torch, interviews with former SOTYs Hawk, Anderson, Cardiel, Arto and TNTMusic Articles: The Faint, Nasa and Gates of Slumber
  • May 2008

    May 2008
    Cover: Marc Johnson - Front board fakiePhoto: RedaInside This Mag: Skater of the Year Marc Johnson, past SOTYs Geoff Rowley, John Cardiel, Brian Anderson and more talk about MJ, Daewon talks about highlights of being an SOTYAlso In This Issue: Duffel, Haslam, Reynolds, Mariano, Silas, Duncombe, Rune, Janoski and DrewMusic Articles: Boris and more
  • April 2007

    April 2007
    Cover: Daewon SongPhoto: BurnettInside This Mag: Skater of the Year Issue featuring Thrasher's SOTY Daewon SongAlso In This Issue: Interviews with last year's SOTY Chris Cole, Corey Duffel, Bastien Salabanzi and Nick Dompierre, the Phelper's trip to China with the Nike team and Lance Dawes and the annual T-Eddy awards
  • April 2006

    April 2006
    Cover: Chris ColePhoto: ShigeoInside This Mag: Skater of the Year Chris Cole, 2005 in review with T-Eddy awards and an interview with Daewon SongAlso In This Issue: Skater of the Year in retrospect featuring interviews from all the past winners including Tony Hawk, Danny Way, John Cardiel, Salman Agah, Mike Carrol, Chris Senn, Eric Koston, Bob Burnquist, Andrew Reynolds, Brian Anderson, Geoff Rowley, Arto Saari, Tony Trujillo, and Mark Appleyard
  • Pyramid Country's "Swimmin' In 'Er" Article

    Pyramid Country's "Swimmin' In 'Er" Article
    This official communiqué from Pyramid Country chronicles their recent roadtrip to Florida. Blake Carpenter and Dilo were abducted along the way to join in the all the gator sighting, indoor swimming and, of course, skating. 
  • Deadline: Emerica's "Green"

    Deadline: Emerica's "Green"
    Putting a video together is never easy, but a supportive squad always helps. Dakota, Jon, Tim and Miner feed off each other to finish another epic Emerican edit. As Dickson says, “It was exhilarating, to say the the least."
  • Orville Peck Interview

    Orville Peck Interview
    The mysterious performer Orville Peck has managed to draw a dedicated following ranging from country fans, punks, pop enthusiasts and everyone in between. Writing from the heart and keeping showmanship a priority has proven to be a successful combination. We were stoked to hear he's down with the mag.
  • HUF Welcomes Mason Silva

    HUF Welcomes Mason Silva
    Cover boy Mason Silva puts his powerful style and skill to good use in Puerto Rico alongside Cromer, Rizzo, Mathews and more of the Huf crew. His full-steam-ahead approach seems like a perfect fit for the roster.
  • Pablo Day 2020

    Pablo Day 2020
    Mamma Spliff organized a beautiful day of remembrance for her son Pablo Ramirez. Embrace the love and magic in this video right here.
  • In The Mag
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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!