The SOTY party went off Saturday night. Birdhouse was crowned KOTR champs and Wes Kremer took top honors. Check out some photos of the madness here.
Winter days means no pros in town. Here are some of Phelpers faves for the road. Get in the car, slam the radio and see what you get.
King Diamond is a survivor. Frozen in arctic tundra for over 500 years, the father of black metal talks Nascar, his name and the return of the eight-octave range.
Kevin Long takes time to play and slay. Spanky talks about skating forever and what makes him tick—Skate Rock alumni.
As it is written, it shall be done. I yap about ten killer Motörhead tracks from our Skate and Destroy book. "You know the rules, you all know the game. Try and do what's right."
It could be considered skating's first real "make" and to this day the ancient art of hill-bombing is a timeless tradition. Take a spin with us: straight down.
I lived in Boston when hardcore ruled the suburban wasteland. I saw history weekly. Gotta stick together like glue. I'm in this photo, top left 1981. –Jake Phelps
From a ponytail Make-A-Wish brat to full time 18 gnarzone. Raney Beres talks Skate Rock, slams, and well... it's on.
Long time SF (ESDC) local, Chico Brenes, lets us see his Latino side of music while talking about his lengthy journey through pro skatehood.
Chad Fernandez is still pushing his body and soul at 37. He talks about sponsors, Rodney Mullen, Henry Sanchez, and why he's pissed he never got a cover.
Elissa talks about her skating career, jumping down Wallenberg, and being a witness to the leap of faith.
From the gritty streets of Liverpool, England to the gangs of Long Beach, CA. Geoff Rowley has seen it all, not to mention he was SOTY 2000 and a Wilshire survivor. Rowley tells it like it is.
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