Thrasher is skateboarding’s most iconic institution, and the last of the major skate magazines to survive in print. This is an impressive feat for any publication in the digital era. Given that, it’s fitting that NPR did a piece to honor the mag’s 40th anniversary. It features soundbites from Carroll, Burnett, Alexis, and Atiba, which give some perspective on Thrasher’s cultural significance to a broader audience. Give it a listen above.