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

  • Burnout: West Enders

    Burnout: West Enders
    It’s that time of the year – video surprises around every corner! Louie Lopez dropped a heck of a bombshell and Volcom and Thrasher offered a sneak peek of his latest masterwork at the Good Bar in Long Beach last night, (which magically aligned on his 23rd birthday.) Cheers, Big Lou!
  • 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!
  • Lance's Blazer Colorway Boards

    Lance's Blazer Colorway Boards
    To commemorate the release of Lance Mountain's Nike SB Blazer Mid colorway, Flip Skateboards has produced a limited run of special edition decks. Check it out.
  • Indy's "Pedal to the Metal in the Mile High City" Video

    Indy's "Pedal to the Metal in the Mile High City" Video
    Indy’s epic nationwide road trip hits the Rockies, where no transition is left unterrorized. Colorado is a must-skate state. Plan a trip with your crew ASAP.
  • Indy's "Pedal to the Metal in the Mile High City" Article

    Indy's "Pedal to the Metal in the Mile High City" Article
    An Indy trip has the advantage of selecting from 40 years of skate legends to join the fun. Here’s photos from one hell of a productive trip around Colorado.