Year-end compilation lists are an arbitrary ritual usually reserved for lesser publications. However, we felt skateboarding had a hell of a year this year.
In 2017, Bam Margera came back, Instagram made skateboarding more random and critical than ever, and if the never-ending evolution of tricks became too much for you, we remembered you can choose not to skate, whenever you want. We want to celebrate and ridicule these inane accomplishments in the bestest, most over the toppest way possible. So we present to you, Jenkem’s definitive list of 2017 superlatives.
Instagram of the year (IOTY)
Andy Roy vs Steve “Birdo” Guisinger
Doing tricks “late”
Barely Making It
Most Memorable Hill Bomb
Biggest Come Up
Women in skateboarding