December 1986


Inside This Mag: An interview with Rob Roskopp, skating banks and the Transworld Skate Championships in Vancouver

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Cover: Chris Miller – Frontside Air. Photo: Mofo

Also In This Issue: Rad sequences, the artist Squeal, the stats on Ken McGuire and the story of skate nomad Rick Ashley

Music Articles:
Anthrax, Rudimentary Peni and more


December 1986

Jeff Kendall Santa Cruz ad, Vision Street Wear ad


December 1986

Lance Mountain Powell Peralta ad, Rector ad


December 1986

Walker ad, Dave Crabb Gullwing Trucks ad


December 1986

Contents page


December 1986

Sims ad, Vision ad


December 1986

Julien Stranger Dogtown Skates ad, Hawaiian Island Creations


December 1986

Deluxe ad, Mail Drop, Rob Roskopp Designs


December 1986

Smoothill Sports Distributors, Mail Drop, Venture ad


December 1986

Speed Wheels Santa Cruz ad


December 1986

Kryptonics ad, Jimmy'z ad


December 1986

Ask The Doctor with Rick Blackheart, Steve Steadham


December 1986

Skater's Edge, Micke Alba Santa Cruz ad


December 1986

Subscribe page, Blurr


December 1986

Skarfing Material, Skates ad


December 1986

The Ramp Page, Natas Rails, Vans, Big Ugly


December 1986

Torn & Tater'd


December 1986

The Incomplete Roskopp


December 1986

The Incomplete Roskopp


December 1986

The Incomplete Roskopp

December 1986

Go Skate Mail Order, Naked Boards


December 1986

California Cheap Skates, Banks


December 1986

Robbing Banks, Don Pendleton


December 1986

Andy Croft


December 1986

Banks, Randy Katen, John Gibson, Jeff Whitehead


December 1986

Media Darlings, Christian Hosoi, Scott Oster


December 1986

Christian Hosoi, Eric Dressen


December 1986

Scott Oster, Eric Dressen, Ten Days In A Zoo


December 1986

Sue Hazer, Michelle Sanderson


December 1986

Christian Hosoi, Steve Caballero, Tony Hawk, Lester Kasai, Craig Johnson


December 1986

Steve Caballero, Henry Guiterrez


December 1986

Plywood Pirates, Mark Waters, Jesse Newhaus


December 1986

Palo Alto Sport Shop, Brand-X, Powell Peralta ad


December 1986

Thrasher Products


December 1986

Boneless Ones


December 1986

California Hot, Rob Roskopp


December 1986

Skateboard Specialists, Seaflex ad, Intensity Skates


December 1986

Skate Warehouse, In The Crowd


December 1986

In The Crowd, Chuck Treece


December 1986

Stickers, The Bones Brigade Video, Thunder Trucks ad


December 1986

Paramount Mail Order, Roller Wheels, Walker ad


December 1986

Hosoi ad, Schmitt Stix ad


December 1986

All Aboard


December 1986

All Aboard, California Skate Express


December 1986

Sessions Snowboard Shop, Cal Skate & Sport, Orange Cycle Works, Cargo Cult


December 1986

Notes From The Underground, The Ramones, Red Hot Chili Peppers


December 1986

Cliff Burton, SST, Snowtech


December 1986

Pus-Zone


December 1986

The Second Coming, Metal Church


December 1986

Trash, On Board, Coming Events


December 1986

Skates On Haight, Blockhead Skates


December 1986

Gremic Mail Order, Tony Magnusson Designs


December 1986

Powell Peralta ad, Step By Step


December 1986

Johnee Kop Town & Country Skate Designs, Team Losi


December 1986

Product Patrol, Welcome to Venice


December 1986

Placebo Products, JFA, Alva Skates, Chris Cook


December 1986

Zorlac Skateboards ad, Somethin' else


December 1986

Independent ad, Powell Peralta ad


December 1986

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