August 1987


Inside This Mag: A demo tour of Australia featuring Christian Hosoi, Jeff Phillips, Rob Roskopp, Tony Hawk and more and scoping the East Coast for skate spots

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Cover: Tony Hawk – Frontside Ollie. Photo: Kevin Thatcher

Also In This Issue: Skate style

Music Articles:
Megadeth and Cocteau Twins


August 1987

Claus Grabke Santa Cruz ad, Natas Kaupas Oj ad


August 1987

Dog Town Skates ad, Infected


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The Search For Animal Chin, Ken Park Gullwing ad


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Nicky Guerrero G&S ad, Airwalk ad


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Rob Roskopp, Contents page


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Sam Cunningham Blockhead Skates ad, Rip Grip


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Deluxe, Mail Drop, Steadham Designs


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Motobilt, Mail Drop, Venture Trucks ad


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Jimmy'z, Rob Roskopp Slime Balls ad


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California Cheap Skates, Mike Vallely, Mc Shred


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Monty Nolder Schmitt Stix ad


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California Hot, Hosoi ad


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Psycho Lives Vision ad, Subscribe page


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Skate Warehouse, Alva Skates ad


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Adventures of Rude Boy, Bill Danforth Life's a Beach ad


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Dealers Only, Palo Alto Sport Shop, Gremic ad


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Rector ad, Sessions Skateboard Shop


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Skateboard Specialist, Jake Phelps Concrete Jungle ad


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Skates On Haight ad, Schmitt Stix ad


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Intensity Skates ad, JFA Skateboards, Placebo Products


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California Surf Style, The Search For Animal Chin


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Skarfing Material, Rat Bones ad


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Sims ad, Sk8 Komix


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Suicidal, A Matter Of Style


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A Matter Of Style, Lance Mountain, Keith Meek, Jeff Hartsell, Steve Caballero


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A Matter Of Style, Tommy Guererro, Craig Johnson, Steve Olson, Tony Hawk


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California Skate Express, A Matter Of Style, Bryce Kanights, Randy Burk


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Australian Rules, Lance Mountain


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Australian Rules, Christian Hosoi


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Australian Rules, Jeff Phillips, Rob Roskopp


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Stickers, Elephant Brand, Willamette Sports Center, Australian Rules


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Roller Wheels, Skate T-Shirts, Australian Rules, Lee Ralph, Mark Rogowski


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Australian Rules, Mark Gonzales, Allen Losi, Tony Hawk


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Heavy Metal, Steve Douglas, Bob Umble


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Heavy Metal, Mike Conroy, Sergie Venture


August 1987

Bones Brigade Videos, Bugs, Birds and Skatrats


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Bugs, Birds and Skatrats


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Rannalli ad, Bugs, Birds and Skatrats


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Skate Rock, Lookout!, Smokin The Pipe


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Smokin The Pipe, Eric Dressen, Brian Brannon


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Smokin The Pipe, Steve Alba


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Megadeth


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Pus-Zone, Voivod


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Gastunk, Mark Gonzales Vision Street Wear ad


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Motley Crue, Cocteau Twins


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Notes from the Underground


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SNFU, Igor's Record Collection, Painted Willie


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Megaforce, Thunder Trucks ad


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Trash, On Board, Coming Events


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Trash, Stussy ad


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Kryptonics ad, Australian Rules, Thunderbolts, Skate Shoes


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Rob Roskopp Big Ugly ad, Puzzler, Step by Step


August 1987

EOS Videos, Thrasher Products


August 1987

Product Patrol, Super Cush, Z-Rollers


August 1987

California Skate Express, Gator


August 1987

Powell Peralta ad, Somethin' Else


August 1987

Independent ad, Christian Hosoi, Powell Peralta ad


August 1987

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    Classics: P-Stone's "Miscellaneous Debris" Video
    When Preston picked up a video camera, skateboarding changed forever. He wasn’t a typical filmer, but an extension of the whole crew, his contagious energy fueling a session to new heights. Let’s take a trip down memory lane with one of the Big Dog’s early full-length vids. Enjoy the stoke...
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  • Figgy's "The Dose" Shoe Release

    Figgy's "The Dose" Shoe Release
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  • Motörhead x Riley Hawk Shoe Release Party

    Motörhead x Riley Hawk Shoe Release Party
    For Riley Hawk’s second shoe on Lakai, the powers that be lined up a collaboration with Motörhead! And what better place to have the release party than at the Rainbow Bar and Grill on Sunset in Hollywood, which was Lemmy’s favorite watering hole. —Joe Hammeke