• Vans Park Series Returns to World Stage in 2020

    Vans Park Series Returns to World Stage in 2020
    Thrasher partners with Vans to bring you another stacked season of concrete wave chaos in Paris, Montreal and Salt Lake City. The global contest circuit just released the dates and announcers, so mark your calendars and stay tuned to watch Pedro, Oski and Lizzie do their damn thing.
  • Happy 29th Birthday Burnside

    Happy 29th Birthday Burnside
    Halloween marks the 29th birthday of Burnside, the most iconic DIY park in skate history. Check out this blog post from VPS.
  • Vans Park Series: Salt Lake City Men's Highlights

    Vans Park Series: Salt Lake City Men's Highlights
    Salt Lake City ain’t the wildest place on earth, but the final stop of the Park Series peaked the energy levels in Utah to unprecedented heights. Congrats to Oski for taking home the crown!
  • Vans Park Series: Salt Lake City Photos

    Vans Park Series: Salt Lake City Photos
    Welp, that’s it, folks! Another year down for the Vans Park Series. The finale took place in none other than the sunny and alcohol-deprived Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Vans Park Series: Salt Lake City Women's Highlights

    Vans Park Series: Salt Lake City Women's Highlights
    "These girls are about to thrash this place like no tomorrow." —Christian Hosoi. C’mon. It’s Hosoi. He knows what’s good!
  • VPS Finals in SLC - LIVE STREAM

    VPS Finals in SLC - LIVE STREAM
    This is it! The final event for the Vans Park Series. We’ve seen some heavy skating go down all year from this series, and this stop in Salt Lake City will be no different. Click on the live stream and enjoy the carnage. 
  • Vans Park Series: Paris Men's Highlights

    Vans Park Series: Paris Men's Highlights
    It was a full-on assault at the Paris stop and the City of Love got punched in it’s GD face! Two takeaways: 540s are becoming stock arsenal (again) and Alex Sorgente might not have won but he shut the show down! Holy F…
  • Vans Park Series: Paris Women's Highlights

    Vans Park Series: Paris Women's Highlights
    It’s summer in Paris and the concrete is scorching. Kokona Hiraki and Lizzie Armanto lead the charge as the level of ripping in these Park Series events climbs higher and higher.
  • Vans Park Series: Paris LIVE WEBCAST

    Vans Park Series: Paris LIVE WEBCAST
    Tune in here for all of the action from the Vans Park Series in Paris.
  • Vans Park Series: Montréal Men's Highlights

    Vans Park Series: Montréal Men's Highlights
    The talent is already off the charts in this Vans Park Series. But when these dudes start pushing each other, the level of skating is beyond belief.
  • Orchard Skateshop's "Dos Minutos" Video

    Orchard Skateshop's "Dos Minutos" Video
    The Bostonians venture to the plaza proving ground, crushing ledges and searing spots for an edit that speaks for itself. All killer, no filler, two minutes is all it takes. 
  • 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. 
  • 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.