December 1983


Inside This Mag: "Days of Infamy" at the Mountain Manor Ramp and a series of interviews about skateboarding in the '80s

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Cover: Big Steve – Frontside Grind Photo: Mofo

Also In This Issue: The Concrete Criminals and photograffiti

Music Articles:
Max's Language, the Ditch and Suburban Nightmare

December 1983

Santa Cruz ad, Variflex ad


December 1983

Contents page, Tracker Trucks ad


December 1983

Mail Drop, Rector ad


December 1983

Alva Skates ad, Burton ad


December 1983

Steep Slopes, Ugly Stix ad, Brand-X


December 1983

Ask The Doctor with Dr. Rick Blackheart, Hawk Gloves, Flite ad, Val Surf ad


December 1983

The Skater's Edge, Bob Denike, Seaflex ad


December 1983

Skateboard Specialists ad, Uncle Wiggley Skateboards


December 1983

Skates on Haight, Walker ad, Subscribe page


December 1983

Concrete Criminals, Madrid ad


December 1983

Days of Infamy! A Serious Chain of Events, Mark Rogowski, Mike McGill


December 1983

Steve Olson, Lance Mountain


December 1983

Lance Mountain, Steve Caballero


December 1983

Photograffiti; Florida, Texas, Argentina, Hawaii, California


December 1983

Texas, Belgium, Wyoming, Iowa, Canada, Italy


December 1983

Competition, M.E.S.S., John Grigley, Eric Nash


December 1983

A Skate Investigation, Lee Carter, Joe Lopes


December 1983

JAK's Team Interview, 6 Top CASL Amateurs


December 1983

Donel, Skate Rock!, The UPstairs


December 1983

CFY Records, The Faction, Tom Sims 1983 Contest Results


December 1983

On Board, Coming Events, Trash


December 1983

Paramount Mail Order, On Board, Fog Town ad


December 1983

Ripstik ad, Thrasher Products page


December 1983

Vision ad, Somethin' Else, El Rollo


December 1983

Independent ad, Powell Peralta ad


December 1983

  • Vans Pool Party 2017: Finals

    Vans Pool Party 2017: Finals
    The annual Combi pool showdown in Southern California is always a barnburner. Congrats to Tom Schaar for taking home the top spot. Enjoy the highlights!
  • Nixon x Bones Brigade Fan Freakout

    Nixon x Bones Brigade Fan Freakout
    Fans young and old clamor to meet the legendary Bones Brigade, now in watch form!
  • Burnout: Lizzie's Pro!

    Burnout: Lizzie's Pro!
    Teammates, legends and bros converge at the local ramp to surprise Lizzie Armanto with her spankin' new Thrasher cover and first Birdhouse pro model. How sweet it is!
  • McCrank and Mountain for (Girl)RED

    McCrank and Mountain for (Girl)RED
    December 1st is World AIDS Day. Crailtap sat down with Rick McCrank and Lance Mountain to discuss skateboarding, Lance's art history, and the board he designed for Girl and (RED).
  • Loveletters To Skateboarding: Truck Wars part 2

    Loveletters To Skateboarding: Truck Wars part 2
    The Indy dudes play rough and an offended Tracker Peggy starts her own "safer, cleaner" magazine. Featuring Hewitt, Mountain, Hawk, Zorilla and more.