April 1985


Inside This Mag: The 48-hour Thrashathon in San Luis Obispo and an interview with Christian Hosoi

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Cover: Christian Hosoi – Andrecht Photo: Mofo

Also In This Issue: Snowboarding action and some modern skate comics

Music Articles:
The Afflicted


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Santa Cruz ad, Alva Skates ad


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Contents page, Tracker Trucks ad


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Mail Drop, Powell Peralta ad


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Z-Rollers, Brand X, Variflex ad


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Skarfing Material, Hosoi ad


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Ask the Doctor with Dr. Rick Blackheart, Ken Park Madrid ad


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Back Issues, Street Talk, Skates


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The Skatter's Edge, Venture Trucks


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Action Sports skateboards, Subscribe page


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Frat Rats, Eric Horn


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Steve Douglas, Bob Schmeizer, Eric Horn, Bob Denike, Schmitt Stix


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Gremic Skates, NMB, Skates on Haight


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Ladies and gentleman it's...CHRIST, Christian Hosoi


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Ladies and gentleman it's...CHRIST, Christian Hosoi


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Dream Wheels, Ugly Stix, Bones Brigade Video, Willows Skate & Surf


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Orange Cylce Works, Christian Hosoi


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Christian Hosoi


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"Stoked on Snowboarding"


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"Stoked on Snowboarding"


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Walker ad, Go Skate, Modern Skate Comix


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Street Spots


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No Win Situation, Product Patrol


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Step by Step, Backside Boneless, Roller Wheels, Chemical Warfare Gloves


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Paramount Mail Order, The Afflicted


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Thrashion, Products


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Atlantic Skates, Kryptonics, Notes From The Underground


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Pus-Zone, Deluxe, Igor's Record Collection, John Gibson Zorlac ad


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On Board, Coming Events, Trash


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Skateparkin', Big Boys


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Thunder Trucks, Trash, Zinger


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Skateboard Specialists, Vision Weekly World News


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Kryptonics ad, Somethin' Else


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Tommy Guerrero Independent ad, Powell Peralta ad


April 1985

  • Half a Century of Hosoi

    Half a Century of Hosoi
    Christian Hosoi celebrated his 50th birthday at the Combi Bowl with live music and a heavy session. Check out some photos here.
  • HOSOI x RVCA Party Blog

    HOSOI x RVCA Party Blog
    Legends and homies alike made their way out to RVCA's headquarters Friday night to welcome Christian Hosoi to their ever-expanding team. A heated bowl jam ensued, in honor of Ivan "Pops" Hosoi's 75th birthday. Add to that some artwork by Mark Oblow, tunes from Tommy G, free grub from Pizzanista and complimentary cold ones from PBR and the locals were in for a treat!
  • Burnout: Saturdaze

    Burnout: Saturdaze
    The stars came out for the LA premier of “Saturdays,” Birdhouse’s first full-length video in ten years. Bros, babes, the Bird, proud parents and Clive Dixon turned pro! Where were you?!
  • Vans Park Series Huntington Beach Men's Finals

    Vans Park Series Huntington Beach Men's Finals
    Still hanging tough in Huntington Beach—Friday and Saturday saw the men and boys compete in the Vans Park Series. Check out some photos here.
  • Vans Park Series Huntington Beach: Women's Finals

    Vans Park Series Huntington Beach: Women's Finals
    After days of heated practice, the Van’s Park Series Women’s Finals kicked off Thursday with 16 women battling it out for the seven remaining spots to the finals in Shanghai. —Joe Hammeke