Grant Taylor

Van Doren Invitational at Hastings

Vans InvitationalVans brings the world’s greatest skateboarders to Canada this week with skateboarding’s premier bowlriding competition, the celebrated Van Doren Invitational to be held at Vancouver’s legendary Hastings Bowl on July 11th & 12th. Top skaters from around the globe will battle it out before a live audience for top honors and their share of US $75,000 purse This event will be presented as a live webcast on Thrasher Magazine on Saturday, July 12th for everyone to view.

The invite-only organized jam format will showcase modern bowlriding’s greatest talents, such as current World Champion Pedro Barros, X-Games gold medalist Curren Caples and reigning Van Doren Invitational champion Ben Hatchell, plus top challengers like Grant Taylor, Ben Raybourn and many more.

“It seems like only yesterday that Vans helped to bring the Slam City Jam skate contests to Vancouver’s PNE and today Vans Canada is excited to present the Van Doren Invitational as we bring together some of the greatest bowl riders from around the world to the Hastings Bowl at the same location. Don’t miss this exciting day in Canadian skateboard history!” – Steve Van Doren, Vans Vice President, Events and Promotions

Antihero’s New Spring Models

YouTube Preview ImageThe newest release of goods from Antihero has arrived. Have a look and skate away with Parasites of the New World, Grosso’s Shady Hills Skateboarding Recovery Center, Pfanner’s Savage Iron Pfists, Miorana’s new shovel, Grant Taylor’s God Hates Antihero and the newest in Gentrification & Eviction Technologies.

Volcom’s “True To This” Online Premiere is Now!

True To ThisFor the next 24-hours only, Volcom Stone’s new action-packed film titled, “True To This” is playing on their site for free in its entirety. Watch it now!

SOTY Naawwsty: Full Video


If you were boycotting the incremental releases of the SOTY Naawwsty webisodes, it’s now safe to open your laptops. Thrasher has posted the entire trip video featuring Eric Koston, Grant Taylor, Justin Brock, Donovan Piscopo, Stevie Perez Jake Donnelly and a guy named Ishod. eNJoy it!!

Grant Taylor…

YouTube Preview ImagePerhaps you haven’t seen this footage of Grant Taylor. We wanted to share it with you again and if doesn’t excite you and make you want to go skateboard, you probably don’t have a pulse. This is pure video gold. Monday madness in the world of skateboarding.