We’re proud to announce the recent promotion of Kevin Duffel from Associate Editor to Editor.

Kevin Duffel conquers Carlsbad just before its demise. Photo: SKIN


“Duffel has been a key part in the success of TransWorld SKATEboarding as we’ve most recently embarked on our 30th year in existence,” said Editor In Chief Skin Phillips. Duffel was first hired on at TransWorld SKATEboarding back in September 2010. He joined the team with an extensive skateboarding background and impressive writing skills, contributing to TransWorld SKATEboarding in addition to various national and international lifestyle publications including The Huffington Post, Color Magazine, Huck Magazine, Lifelounge, and more. Duffel’s scholastic acheivements most notably include graduating Magna Cum Laude from UCLA with a BA in Philosophy.

In his new position as Editor, Duffel will be responsible for the day-to-day execution of TransWorld SKATEboarding across all mediums including print, digital, social, video, events, and more. He will contribute as a writer on all levels, providing strong headlines, full-length features, interviews, short news blurbs, and captions. Duffel will also oversee key in-house editorial staff and contributors.

“Over the past nearly two years here, Duffel has proven to be the perfect fit for the position of Editor,” continues Phillips. “We are confident that with his proven talents and leadership skills, he will successfully lead the brand as we strive to reach and exceed our goals tied to remaining number one in the skateboarding industry.”