Von 2000-2009 erwarb sich das Magazin in 47 Ausgaben durch seine Inhalte und Aufmachung einen bis heute legendären Ruf in der Skateboard-Szene.
Since its birth in 2000, Boardstein has been clearly different from it’s brothers in the industry. Being a 100% independent publication, the chief editors Klaas and Arne had all the freedom to do their Magazine exactly like they wanted to. Not having any directives from publishing houses or company’s CEOs, Boardstein brought fresh wind with their ideas and quickly became notorious for its open attitude, that they printed in massive amounts of texts in size 6-8 font. The mainstream voice of skateboarding critizied the mag’s quality in terms of paper, layout, photos and tricks and called it “crappy” compared to the glossy sales catalogues of the skateboard industry (aka the other mags). But many people loved the magazine especially for this “non-heroism” and DIY attitude and for it’s open mind and straight unfiltered talk. Boardstein gave a platform to skateboard culture itself in all its shades: from big names to local guys skating a selfmade curb in the car-park, from pro photographers to bloody amateurs, old school, new school, whatever…(https://www.carhartt-wip.com)
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