Jake Phelps, editor of the San Francisco-based Thrasher Magazine, has died, according to the city’s medical examiner and
Phelps was 56, and lived in San Francisco.
Tony Vitello, who posted about Phelps’ death on the magazine’s
website, said, “I never met anybody who loves anything more than Jake worshipped skateboarding.”
Thrasher Magazine has been published monthly in San Francisco
since 1981, according to its website, and bills itself as the longest-running, best-selling skateboarding magazine.