SkeeYee — Best of 2023 Montage

If you weren’t inundated with skeeyees this year then you didn’t live in 2023. And we wouldn’t be doing our job at QS HQ if we didn’t send you off with a hundred more.

As always at this time of year when the #content cycle winds down, here is our annual recycled footage party to the year’s most inescapable hits ♻️ — well, actually, maybe just the first one could be defined as “inescapable.” (We workshopped the idea of editing to three Sexyy Red songs, yes.) Shout out to Veeze for dropping a classic in an age when albums are an afterthought, and to EBTG for chilling for a quarter century and then dropping a banger.

This year, we made it to Argentina, which was originally planned with Vans for May 2020 (no need to explain why that fell through), got stuck at the Banks and Columbus Circle like everyone else who skates in this city, we said goodbye to the T.F. ground that taught us everything, and Keith got Marshall’s PS4.

Thanks everyone for your support this year, and see you in 2024 ❤️

The Best Skate Videos & Parts of 2023 — QS Readers Poll Results

🎨 Illustration by Cosme Studio
📊 Ballot Count by 4Ply Magazine

The results are in: a time-capsule of 2023 skateboarding, as voted by QS readers. Some old favorites have returned to the rankings, and some new ones have emerged.

And yes, it should be stated, perhaps louder than in other years, that year-end rankings are an imperfect artform. Miles Silvas’ “City To City” part that would eventually land him Thrasher‘s S.O.T.Y. trophy premiered a few hours before voting for the QS Readers Poll closed (that didn’t stop him from getting some votes in those final moments though.) Yuto dropped his April part three days after voting closed. But we are committed to the belief that nobody wants to talk about 2023 after Christmas. And for a year when it felt like Skateboard Oscars Season™ began in August, we had to make the call. All those parts that missed the cutoff will be eligible for next year’s voting, same as years past.

If you are just joining us, this ranking was voted on by QS readers from December 4th to December 8th. If you’re interested in the methodology, 4PLY broke down how we tally the votes

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