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

  • Gonz 50th Birthday Blog

    Gonz 50th Birthday Blog
    On Friday, Gonz had a surprise Bday party in Hollywood and our man Hambone was there to catch the action. Cheers to the big 5-0, Mark! 
  • Tony Hawk's 50th Birthday Party Photos

    Tony Hawk's 50th Birthday Party Photos
    On May 12th, we celebrated the 50th birthday of one of the most important figures in skateboarding (if not THE most), the great Tony Hawk.
  • Vans Pool Party 2018 Video

    Vans Pool Party 2018 Video
    The Legends, Masters and Pros all descended upon the Combi Bowl for the 2018 Vans Pool Party, which coincided with Cinco de Mayo. The holiday vibe was definitely infectious and everybody got sick as F! How do these things just keep getting gnarlier?!
  • Vans Pool Party 2018 Photos

    Vans Pool Party 2018 Photos
    This year’s Pool Party was even more festive than usual as it fell on Cinco De Mayo, and the opening ceremony was kicked off with a traditional mariachi band cranking out tunes next to the bowl.
  • "Grosso's Ramp Jam" Video

    "Grosso's Ramp Jam" Video
    Massive air and wicked lip trickery as vert skating's finest break in Grosso's new ramp!