December 2008

Inside This Mag: Thrasher celebrates the 30th Anniversary of Independent trucks with Cab, Rowley, Baca, Lance, Hosoi, Gross, Haslam, Hewitt, Childress, Omar, Salba and more

This back issue is still available (note: The Independent Trucks 30th Anniversary Tour DVD is only included in newsstand issues, not issues bought from the webstore)

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Cover: Christian Hosoi - Tailgrab. Photo: Dawes

Also In This Issue: Interviews with Lamare Hemmings and Brian Delatorre

Music Articles: Sizzla and Kowloon Walled City
  • Half a Century of Hosoi

    Half a Century of Hosoi
    Christian Hosoi celebrated his 50th birthday at the Combi Bowl with live music and a heavy session. Check out some photos here.
  • 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!
  • Burnout: Saturdaze

    Burnout: Saturdaze
    The stars came out for the LA premier of “Saturdays,” Birdhouse’s first full-length video in ten years. Bros, babes, the Bird, proud parents and Clive Dixon turned pro! Where were you?!
  • Vans Park Series Huntington Beach Men's Finals

    Vans Park Series Huntington Beach Men's Finals
    Still hanging tough in Huntington Beach—Friday and Saturday saw the men and boys compete in the Vans Park Series. Check out some photos here.
  • Vans Park Series Huntington Beach: Women's Finals

    Vans Park Series Huntington Beach: Women's Finals
    After days of heated practice, the Van’s Park Series Women’s Finals kicked off Thursday with 16 women battling it out for the seven remaining spots to the finals in Shanghai. —Joe Hammeke