In the final pre-pandemic year, a skateboarding video was released that, whether recognized or not, changed the game. Concepts never seen in a video project were utilized for the first time, and the quality of skateboarding backed them all up.
Each magazine had its nuances, and a singular vision, yet one thing they sadly now have in common is that they all cease to be. Media consumption and times change, publishing houses had to cut costs and – at different points in time – our favourite editorial teams all took a hit. This downturn isn’t exclusively English. Slam proudly stocked copies of every skateboard magazine we could get our hands on and their delivery meant work stopped for a bit as we flicked through their pages.