April 1985


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

TH8504
Cover: Christian Hosoi – Andrecht Photo: Mofo

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

Music Articles:
The Afflicted


April 1985

Santa Cruz ad, Alva Skates ad


April 1985

Contents page, Tracker Trucks ad


April 1985

Mail Drop, Powell Peralta ad


April 1985

Z-Rollers, Brand X, Variflex ad


April 1985

Skarfing Material, Hosoi ad


April 1985

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


April 1985

Back Issues, Street Talk, Skates


April 1985

The Skatter's Edge, Venture Trucks


April 1985

Action Sports skateboards, Subscribe page


April 1985

Frat Rats, Eric Horn


April 1985

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


April 1985

Gremic Skates, NMB, Skates on Haight


April 1985

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


April 1985

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


April 1985

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


April 1985

Orange Cylce Works, Christian Hosoi


April 1985

Christian Hosoi


April 1985

"Stoked on Snowboarding"


April 1985

"Stoked on Snowboarding"


April 1985

Walker ad, Go Skate, Modern Skate Comix


April 1985

Street Spots


April 1985

No Win Situation, Product Patrol


April 1985

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


April 1985

Paramount Mail Order, The Afflicted


April 1985

Thrashion, Products


April 1985

Atlantic Skates, Kryptonics, Notes From The Underground


April 1985

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


April 1985

On Board, Coming Events, Trash


April 1985

Skateparkin', Big Boys


April 1985

Thunder Trucks, Trash, Zinger


April 1985

Skateboard Specialists, Vision Weekly World News


April 1985

Kryptonics ad, Somethin' Else


April 1985

Tommy Guerrero Independent ad, Powell Peralta ad


April 1985

  • Saturdaze

    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
  • Vans US Open Continental Championships

    Vans US Open Continental Championships
    The Vans Park Series is back in Huntington Beach once again, but this year with a little twist to the format. Adding a continental championships to both the men’s and women’s divisions with a winner take all trip to the finals in Shanghai China. With over 80 entrants it was a long battle on the beach to earn that top spot to the World Championships. —Joe Hammeke
  • Born Free Motorcycle Show 9 Video

    Born Free Motorcycle Show 9 Video
    Those two-wheeled machines on display commanded attention, but the heavy action was the four-wheeled assault on the vert ramp. From young bucks like Ronnie to the OGs Cab and Bucky, this session was revved all the way up.