1986 HIGHLIGHTS

1986 HIGHLIGHTS


THRASHER MAGAZINE

1986 HIGHLIGHTS


Thrasher's five-year anniversary started off with a bang when the Challenger space shuttle exploded off the Coast of Florida. Claus Grabke clashed cultures behind the Iron Curtain, Tommy G ripped Wallos, Danzig's face immortalized one of our all-time classic fronts, we spelled Mike V's name wrong, and three already-legends—Gonz, Hawk, and Miller—closed out the year. Click here for the complete year.

May 1986: EDGE!


EDGE!, Mike Black, Jeff Thompson, Randy Katen. Click here to view the May 1986 issue.

September 1986: Trik Stik & Step By Step


Trik Stik ad, Step By Step, The Heliflip by Frank Messman. Click here to view the September 1986 issue.

July 1986: Sacto Street

Sacto Street by Kurt Carlson, Neil Blender, Steve Caballero, John Grigley, Mark Gonzales. Click here to view the July 1986 issue.

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    Davis Torgerson Interview
    Davis talks about escaping the Midwest, getting towed into nollies, cliff jumping, channeling his inner Brian Wenning and filming for Surveillance #6. You know, all that good stuff.
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    Bru-Ray: Atlanta Slamma
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  • SKATELINE: 05.16.2017

    SKATELINE: 05.16.2017
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  • David Gravette Pissed Off & Pissed On

    David Gravette Pissed Off & Pissed On
    Gravette discusses everything from grueling pain to his BMX fascination to misplaced poops. There is hardly a conversation off-limits in David’s world.
  • Vans Pool Party 2017: Finals

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    Checking in with the hammer-dropping assassin from Argentina. Read up and then go watch his part!
  • Sammy Montano's "Welcome to AWS" Part

    Sammy Montano's "Welcome to AWS" Part
    This is just a really good video part. Great style, keen trick selection, and fantastic editing. Welcome to the Sovereign Sect, Sammy!
  • Jimmy Wilkins Interview

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    Jimmy Wilkins gets interviewed by Jason Jessee and it's just as weird as you'd imagine it to be. Keep skateboarding crazy.