Thrasher Magazine - 2017 Skateboarding Hall of Fame Inductee

Thrasher – 2017

Follow Thrasher on Social Media In 1978, a group of guys forged power, precision and speed to launch Independent Trucks, marshaling the energy and drive of the Skate and Destroy attitude. In January 1981, during one of skateboarding’s lowest downturns, the arrival of Thrasher magazine was heralded, with Kevin Thatcher at the helm and his

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Mörizen “Mofo” Föche 2016 Skateboarding Hall of Fame Icons Award

Mofo – 2016

Find Mofo on Social Media Richard Knoll, aka Mofo, joined Thrasher magazine as their second official employee only months after it was founded in January 1981 and rose with the success of the San Francisco based publication to become one of the most influential photographers, writers, graphic artists, and personalities in the skate media world

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Fausto Vitello - 2014 Skateboarding Hall of Fame Inductee

Fausto Vitello – 2014

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on August 7, 1946, Fausto Vitello’s influence on skateboarding could be deemed critical if only for his entrepreneurial role in co-founding Thrasher, Independent, and Deluxe Distribution. Having fled Argentina and the oppression of the Revolución Libertadora political regime with his family at age nine, Vitello was raised on Frederick Street in

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J. Grant Brittain - 2014 Skateboarding Hall of Fame Inductee

J. Grant Brittain – 2014

Find Grant on Social Media Skateboarding’s progression and culture have long been documented and, in turn, propelled forward by some of the best photographers on the planet. One of the most prolific and influential of those photographers would easily be J. Grant Brittain, who over three decades of shooting the sport’s biggest legends in some of

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