Thrasher is a skateboarding magazine founded in January 1981 by Kevin Thatcher, Eric Swenson, and Fausto Vitello and published by High Speed Productions, Inc. of San Francisco, USA. The publication consists primarily of skateboard- and music-related articles, photography, interviews and skatepark reviews. The magazine also maintains a website, which includes segments with names such as "Firing Line" and "Hall of Meat", an online store, a video collection, a radio show, and a forum for registered users. The company also owns and operates the Double Rock indoor skateboarding facility.
In lieu of the Chinese New Year Thrasher Magazine released Chinese New Year merch, which are limited and Japanese Licensed. The limited line consists of classic shirts, hoodies and pullovers, all in different colorways. The CNY line is now available at The Nines Uptown Mall BGC.