Photographer Atiba Jefferson on the Essential ArmorATD Drive

The photographer and G-Technology collaborator explains how the accessory became an essential in his camera bag

While cameras are rightfully the most prized tool in a photographer’s kit, for those who shoot in extreme conditions or fast-moving situations, their accessories can impact the outcome of the image just as much. G-Technology’s ArmorATD portable drive for photographer and skater Atiba Jefferson is one such accessory. The rugged storage device comes in one-, two-, four- and five-terabyte versions, with each iteration super-portable and …

adidas Skateboarding Honors 30 Years of Iconic NYC Dive Bar Max Fish

On the heels of a thoughtful collaboration with the estate of Keith Haring, adidas now celebrates iconic NYC dive bar Max Fish with an ultra-limited edition sneaker drop. “The Fish,” which opened on Ludlow St in 1989 and shuttered temporarily only to open nearby on Orchard St in 2014, was a well-known watering hole for downtown skateboarders. adidas Skateboarding’s collaborative sneaker, the Max Fish Campus …

Farewell to Thrasher Editor and Skateboarding Legend, Jake Phelps

Skateboarding icon and longtime editor of Thrasher, Jake Phelps has passed away at 56. San Francisco-based Phelps started skating when he was 13 years old, and was a crucial player in the area’s scene—and that of the entire world of skate culture.  Phelps began at the publication in the ’80s, after co-founder Kevin Thatcher asked him to write product reviews and box merch. He’d go …