August 1986

Inside This Mag: The NSA pro/am half-pipe contest, demo dogs and interviews with skater and filmmaker Jon Malvino and the editor of Perfect Transition skate zine David Ross

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Cover: Mike Valley – Sad Plant; Insert: James Hetfield Of Metallica. Photos: Mofo

Also In This Issue: Step by step skate tricks and 48 hours in Tokyo

Music Articles:
Metallica and Blast!


August 1986

Speed Wheel Santa Cruz ad, Madrid ad


August 1986

Skate Crimes, Eddie Reategui Rector ad


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Hosoi ad, Gullwing Trucks ad


August 1986

Mike McGill Powell Peralta ad, Contents page


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Jimmy'z, Vision ad


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Caballero, Zorlac Skateboards ad


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Cro-Mags, Mail Drop, Powell Peralta ad


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Deluxe, Mail Drop, Venture ad


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Santa Cruz Foam Decks ad, Billy Ruff Oj ad


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Stussy ad, Dogtown skates ad


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Ask the Doctor with Rick Blackheart, The Bones Brigade videos, Skates ad


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Skater's Edge, Quiksilver ad


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Subscribe page, Sims ad


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Skarfing Material, California Cheap Skates


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California Skate Express, National Skateboard Association


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Kryptonics, Step by Step


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Schmitt Stix ad, Thunderbolts, Samhain


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Skateboard Specialists, Blockhead ad, Stickers


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48 Hours Over Tokyo


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Gremic ad, Vans


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Welcome To The Future, Gator


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Craig Johnson


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Neil Blender, Joe Lopes


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Jeff Philips, Tony Hawk


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Of Skates and Men


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Go Skate Mail Order


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Demo Dogs, Bryce Kanights


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Tony Hawk, Kevin Staab


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Jim Thiebaud, Steve Caballero, Christian Hosoi


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Rob Roskopp


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Roller Wheels, Baja South, Cal Skate & Sport


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Orange Cycle Works, Seaflex, Thrasher Ramp Plans


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Metallica


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Metallica


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Metallica


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JFA, Metallica


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Skate Rock Vol. 4, Smash, Brian Martin


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In The Crowd, Blast!, Jon Malvino


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In The Crowd, David Ross


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In The Crowd, Thunder Trucks ad


August 1986

Thrasher Products, Team Losi


August 1986

City Street Grinders, Natas


August 1986

Paramount Mail Order, Fog Town ad


August 1986

The connection, Rant & Reel


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On Board, Coming Events, Trash


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Skates on Haight, Welcome to Venice


August 1986

Steve Steadham, Powell Peralta ad


August 1986

Product Patrol


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Bucci Sunglasses, Local Motion


August 1986

Town & Country Skate Designs, Palo Alto Sports Shop


August 1986

Walker ad, Bob Pribble Bullet ad


August 1986

Alva Skates, Somethin' Else


August 1986

Steve Caballero Independent ad, Tony Hawk Powell Peralta ad


August 1986

  • Metallica: Hardwired at House of Vans Photos

    Metallica: Hardwired at House of Vans Photos
    Metallica played their album release show last night to a lucky crowd at the House of Vans in London.
  • Metallica: Hardwired at House of Vans

    Metallica: Hardwired at House of Vans
    Metallica is be debuting their new album Hardwired... To Self-Destruct at the House of Vans in London today. Tune in to the live stream at 1pm PST/ 9pm GMT.
  • Burnout: Roll for Rob 3

    Burnout: Roll for Rob 3
    Friends of New England skater Rob Pontes held a massive skate jam/ benefit in Providence, RI sunday to raise cash for his fight with ALS. 
  • Sneak Peek: May 2016

    Sneak Peek: May 2016
    Jerry Hsu returns to the cover of the mag with a tech-gnar masterpiece–nollie backside 180 to fakie 5-0. Welcome back, Jer!
  • Classics: Jim Greco's 4-Pack

    Classics: Jim Greco's 4-Pack
    Greco is a skate scholar. He’s known for his street skills but he also has a deep appreciation for transition. He picked four classic parts featuring Todd Congelliere, Mike Vallely, Jesse Martinez and Tom Boyle.