Since its still the holidays, we know you’ve got time on your hands to browse the Web and relive all the great skate moments of 2011. Some seriously epic moments went down. Here are the top 20 stories from skateboarding.com:
Torey set off our new 60 Minutes feature in classic T-Puds fashion, which is to say he f-ing killed it.
Koston’s first Nike SB shoe dropped. We kicked it and skated with the Frost man in L.A. Full photo gallery here.
This won’t be the last time you see Ollie’s YouTubes on this list. Check out this pick of epic fails:
Nyjah followed Torey’s lead and set it off in our park. He got close to 60 tricks in 60 minutes. Mind blowing:
Have fun with this one.
We hung out in Los Angeles' Echo Park neighborhood for the huge party for the release of Nuge's first C1RCA Combat shoe, the Tweest. Red Octopus, Earthless, and Nuge's band The LSDemons rocked the packed crowd 'til late in the night.
More epicness from Bartok.
J. Wray, Nick Tucker, Twistie, and more!
The Shake Junt premiere got L.A.'s Dragonfly theater hyphy and junted out. Andrew Reynolds gave Shane Heyl a pro board on stage. With full parts from Dollin, Theotis, Neen, Sinner, Beagle, Heyl, Lenoce, and many more, Chicken Bone closed out the year proper.
Our Senior Photographer Dave Chami has no shortage of crispy clean photos. Here are 15 shots to your dome.
Wanton testicular damage has long been a mainstream and kiddy favorite. Keeping things highbrow, the following, in no particular order, are 10 ripely aged/bruised classics.
Back in April, we dropped the trailer for Not Another TransWorld Video, the 23rd video from TransWorld SKATEboarding starring Nestor Judkins, Theotis Beasley, Wes Kremer, Mike Anderson, and Shane O'Neill. Video by Jon Holland and Chris Ray. It premiered May 18 in Hollywood, California at our skate awards and became an instant classic.
Street League went off in 2011 with more stops and unbelievable skating than before. This gallery from the Arizona stop was your fav.
April 15, 2011 saw the opening of the Art in the Streets exhibition at the Los Angeles MOCA and a massive crowd gather downtown for what has to be one of the biggest and best displays of graffiti, skate, punk and hip hop culture in recent history. It was a start-studded turnout with the like of Futura, Fab 5 Freddy, Haze, Twist, Banksy, and Mister Cartoon to name just a few, all attending with flying colors.
With Maloof’s first stop ever in our nation’s capital, and Heath Kirchart seemingly coming out of retirement—to skate a contest—this was a popular gallery.
Contests are still a big draw and X Games still has the juice. People just love that Megaramp. Plus, they went in this year with the most “street” looking course to date.
Raven Tershy in the Super Park was the talk of the town this day.
It’s no surprise the list from our 30 Year Anniversary Issue tops the stories of 2011. Everyone wanted a peek (and many voiced their own opinion), and at the end of the day, it tells the story of skateboarding better than anything we’ve ever put out.