In the world of skateboarding prime skate spots don’t last forever. After hearing that SF’s legendary Clipper Ledge at James Lick Middle School was soon to meet its maker, the crew at Thrasher mag got in touch with their friend Noah and the San Francisco Unified School District and worked to put together a truly special, non-sponsored commemorative event for good times sake. Cheers to everyone involved!
The pros and the bros chatter about their Clipper faves and make predictions for Bust or Bail 2.
After sitting idle for 22 years and largley unseen by today’s generation of skaters, the rarely, barely almost never seen Spitfire video has been exhumed from its cardboard box. Click on this link to read the introduction by Max Schaaf and enjoy the time travel…with the unreleased original soundtrack!
Kick back and look and listen in on this mini documentary with words and stories from several key competitors over the past ten years regarding the Superbowl of Skateboarding – the much celebrated and highly acclaimed Vans Pool Party. Backed by archival footage and stories from past, Chris Miller, Steve Caballero, Bucky Lasek, Tristen Rennie, Jeff Grosso and Steve Alba tell it like it is with the foundations of the contest and what makes the Vans Pool Party so special.
“Rising Son – The Legend of Skateboarder Christian Hosoi” – This full length documentary highlights the rise, fall, and rebirth of Christian Hosoi, the veteran professional skater who helped skateboarding re-emerge as a major cultural influence throughout the 1980s. As most of us know, Christian was incarcerated in 2000 for trafficking controlled substances across state lines, and since his parole in 2004, the Born-Again Christian has dedicated his life to being a good father and positive influence on skateboarders and youth worldwide. Narrated by Dennis Hopper
Tommy Guerrero and the crew at Deluxe Distribution have launched a new online show called BS With TG. Sit back and have a look at the first show (Beta 1) with TG and his close friend and guest Jim Thiebaud and be sure to watch new episodes every Thursday live at 1pm PST through this link right here.
William Spencer is not your average skateboarder. He has followed his own path of progression and adheres to his own set of rules and tricks in skateboarding. Red Bull Media House recently launched a new feature series called Out of Frame where they’ve unleashed the William Spencer story. Dig into the interview right here to discover what makes this guy tick and what’s on his plate with stunt work and his unique approach to skateboarding.