• February 1982

    February 1982
    Cover: Steve Caballero – Fakie Ollie Photo: Mofo Inside This Mag: A radical skate manifesto, the $1,000 Pomona World Challenge and an interview with Steve CaballeroAlso In This Issue: Photograffiti and an interview with D. David Morin, former editor of Action Now MagazineMusic Articles: The Professionals and the Hates
  • January 1982

    January 1982
    Cover: Mike Smith – Backside Air Photo: Mofo Inside This Mag: An interview with Mike Smith and Lakewoods' last contest with competitors Billy Ruff, Steve Caballero, Tony Hawk, Neil Blender and more Also In This Issue: Photograffiti and the Texas Fall Series round-upMusic Articles: Big Boys and Keith Joe Dick and the Goners
  • December 1981

    December 1981
    Cover: Steve Rocco - Nose Wheelie Photo: Stecyk Inside This Mag: San Diego skating and indoor boardingAlso In This Issue: Thrasher's 1982 calendar, Texas Fall Series and the North Alabama Ditch ContestMusic Articles: The Big Boys, Iggy Pop, Bow Wow Wow and the Chromatics
  • November 1981

    November 1981
    Inside This Mag: Pool skating, freestyle skating with the League of Wimpy Skaters and boarding in AlabamaAlso In This Issue: Skate fiction and the Bellevue openMusic Articles: The Big Boys
  • October 1981

    October 1981
    Cover: Top: Tony Hawk – Lien to Tail Re-Entry at Del Mar Bottom: John Hutson and Paco Prieto- Downhill Finish Photos: Top: Marechal Bottom: Mofo Inside This Mag: Del Mar Pool and Freestyle Contest, the Capitola Classic and skaters get lost in Los AngelesAlso In This Issue: The Ramp Ranch, Music Articles: The Big Boys and rockabilly
  • September 1981

    September 1981
    Cover: Steve Caballero – Lien Air Photo: Kevin Thatcher Inside This Mag: Variflex/Kona Summer Nationals and the Great Canadian OpenAlso In This Issue: Texas Underground Competition and the Rat Hole ContestMusic Articles: The Big Boys
  • August 1981

    August 1981
    Cover: Roger Hickey and John Hutson - Downhill Photo: Caselli Inside This Mag: Laguna Seca maximum downhill skating and controlled insanity with Tony Hawk, Steve Olson and moreAlso In This Issue: The Baldy Pipeline, ramp building and the League of Wimpy Skaters
  • July 1981

    July 1981
    Cover: Mike Pust – Handplant Photo: Mofo Inside This Mag: Ramp raging, Ray Rodriguez discusses ditch skating with Stacy Peralta and the Second Annual Morro Bay Slalom ContestAlso In This Issue: Modern moves with Rodney Mullen and Per Welinder and the GLSA Contest at Apple Skatepark in Columbus, OHMusic Articles: The Big Boys and the Dregs
  • June 1981

    June 1981
    Cover: Mike Smith - Frontside Smith Photo: Kevin Thatcher Inside This Mag: The Ranch Spring Nationals with competitors Mike Smith, Duane Peters, Mike Alba, Neil Blender and more and Steve Caballero, Roger Hickey and Steve Rocco talk about their favorite skatesAlso In This Issue: Top secret spots revealed and Texas spring competitionsMusic Articles: The Big Boys and U2
  • May 1981

    May 1981
    Cover: Duane Peters and Steve Caballero – Aggro Sweeper Re-entry, Lien Air Photos: Kevin Thatcher Inside This Mag: Skate City Whittier Pro/Am Contest with competitors Duane Peters, Lance Mountain, Steve Caballero, Neil Blender and more and a Swedish skate competitionAlso In This Issue: A day in the street, a night on the town, Sensation Basin's Third Anniversary Contest and the Galveston, TX contestMusic Articles: Adam and the Ants and the Big Boys