• T-Eddy Awards 2020

    T-Eddy Awards 2020
    Last year was the worst, which means we’ve got an extra-stacked pack of T-Eddys for the skate world’s gaffes and god-awful moments. Plenty of praise in there, too! Don’t get pissed if you made the list.
  • 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.
  • Mofo's 60th Birthday Bash Photos

    Mofo's 60th Birthday Bash Photos
    A cabal of skaters and punks went out to the Bay to help Mofo kick off his 60s Skate Rock style. The photo legend had an art show with some of his most iconic prints along with two nights of unadulterated jams from the likes of JFA, The Faction, Clay Wheels, and Drunk Injuns. Happy birthday, Mofo!
  • Flogging Molly Salty Dog Cruise

    Flogging Molly Salty Dog Cruise
    A floating punk-rock festival adrift in the high seas? Walk the plank! Flogging Molly has hosted this epic cruise several times and this year they added skating to the mix. This feature includes interviews with Steve Caballero, Matt Hensley, Pennywise, Stiff Little Fingers, and Pegboy.
  • Clash at Clairemont Photos

    Clash at Clairemont Photos
    The Clash at Clairemont went down on Saturday with a stacked roster of pro and am skateboarders throwing down for a good cause—to help fight cancer.
  • Vans Park Series: Shanghai Photos

    Vans Park Series: Shanghai Photos
    The Vans Park Series kicked off the 2019 year in Shanghai, China. Lots of people made it out to the finals—from legends like Tony Hawk to new-age rippers like CJ Collins. This stop was an amazing way to fire it up and we’ll see you in Brazil. —Lui Elliott
  • Vans Park Series 2019: Shanghai, China

    Vans Park Series 2019: Shanghai, China
    This is a small taste of the skating taking place in the Far East right now. To watch the finals live, check the dates and times to keep up with the concrete demigods at this historic event.
  • Vans Pool Party 2019 Video

    Vans Pool Party 2019 Video
    This was the 15th and final Vans Pool Party at the Combi Bowl in Orange, CA, and it was fired the F UP! From the Legends to the Masters to the Pros, everybody put it on the line for this one. May the fourth be with you all. 
  • Burnout: Mad Doggin'

    Burnout: Mad Doggin'
    Tony Alva invented the frontside air, the skater attitude and maybe even the dirt ‘stache. It’s about time he got his own documentary! OC’s glitterati converged for the very special premier of The Tony Alva Story.
  • Indy's "40 Years of Ads" Book

    Indy's "40 Years of Ads" Book
    Steve Caballero sits down to talk about Independent's 40 Years of Ads book. Check it out.
  • ROUGH CUT: John Shanahan's "Cargo Sneaker" Part

    ROUGH CUT: John Shanahan's "Cargo Sneaker" Part
    When motivation runs low, make a bet to eat some cat food to reignite the spark. Shanahan gets the clips without chomping on the Meow Mix.
  • "Phelper's 9 Lives" Comix by Neckface

    "Phelper's 9 Lives" Comix by Neckface
    Jake Phelps swerved the Grim Reaper for decades. His near-death experiences only made him stronger. In a twisted tribute that Jake would have loved, Neckface celebrates some of Phelper's brushes with death.
  • Creature's "25 Years of the Vertical Vampire" Trailer

    Creature's "25 Years of the Vertical Vampire" Trailer
    Lance, Lucero, Burnett and a heavy cast tee up Nav’s new documentary. Peep the preview and set your alarm for the full vid hitting the CreachTube on Thursday.
  • Pretty's "ATL to SF" Video

    Pretty's "ATL to SF" Video
    Shareef Grady and ATL’s Pretty squad bounce from the South to get some at Clipper. Come for the stoke—stay for the roasts.
  • Krooked's "En Cuidad De México" Video

    Krooked's "En Cuidad De México" Video
    Bobby Worrest, Ronnie Sandoval, Manderson and company level bank-filled plazas, blast down spillways and mark up a mega pool in CDMX. Get it straight, watch Krooked.
  • 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.