About Frontside SF


Debuting in January 2013, Frontside SF Magazine is a submission-based, independently owned skateboarding publication. Our goal is to promote up-and-coming Bay Area skaters, photographers, and artists alike and embellish the already amazing Bay Area skate scene.

Online and in Print:


Though Frontside exists primarily as a digital publication, we do print limited runs of physical magazines. These mags are printed in Santa Cruz, CA, are perfect bound, and are printed on high-quality card stock. In keeping with our goals, we distribute these magazines at bay area skateshops for free, absorbing the high printing costs. We do this to stoke you out. Back orders can be purchased from our online store while supplies last. PDF versions of each issue can be viewed and downloaded for free online. That being said, we depend on you to survive. Buy a printed mag or shirt when you can, submit your photos, like our Facebook Page and tell your friends about what we're about!



Leo Martinez, BS Powerslide, Berkeley, CA. Photo: Harrison Gayton

Jack Given, BS Lien Air, San Francisco, CA. Photo: Shawn Whisenant

Jack Given, BS Lien Air, San Francisco, CA. Photo: Shawn Whisenant

Frontside SF Magazine