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Maximum Rad: The Iconic Covers of Thrasher Magazine
Written by Thrasher Magazine, Introduction by Craig Stecyk
About This Book
For thirty years, Thrasher has been the bible of the skateboarding world. Collected here for the first time are thirty years’ worth of outrageous, memorable, iconic, and collectible covers—front pages that caught every skater kid’s eye and became the most treasured records of the history of the skate scene.
About the Author
Thrasher was founded in 1981 in San Francisco and has been regarded as the most influential and authentic skateboarding and skate-culture magazine ever since. They are also responsible for Thrasher: Insane Terrain, Skate and Destroy, and Epic Spots, all published by Universe. Craig Stecyk is credited as the godfather of the sport of skateboarding as it is known today. Stecyk gained notoriety for his artwork on surfboards in the early 1970s, was involved in the founding of the infamous Zephyr surf shop in Venice, California, and remains one of skateboarding’s most important photojournalists.