July 1996

Inside this issue: Houston; Machines; Humpers

Cover: Phil Shao – Frontside Grind. Photo: Ogden


Sorry lurkers, some wise guy decided to take this issue. Since we don't have it does it mean it doesn't exist?

  • Remembering Phil Shao

    Remembering Phil Shao
    Phil Shao, 1973-1998. 18 years dead? Well when he was here, he was doin' it. Blind School pool in Berkeley had three covers. His Smith over the box was top shelf. They only take the good ones. Miss you daily. Always with style, Phil MF Shao. —Jake Phelps
  • Sneak Peek: May 2016

    Sneak Peek: May 2016
    Jerry Hsu returns to the cover of the mag with a tech-gnar masterpiece–nollie backside 180 to fakie 5-0. Welcome back, Jer!
  • Evan Smith Interview

    Evan Smith Interview
    You seen that part yet? Unreal. Evan is a one of a kind skate wizard. He’s a bit of a mystery, so here you get to know the guy behind the magic.
  • Anthony Van Engelen Interview

    Anthony Van Engelen Interview
    AVE is a true skateboard warrior. Check out this interview from our March '15 issue.
  • Shake Junt's "Skate Tank" Part 2 of 3

    Shake Junt's "Skate Tank" Part 2 of 3
    The Skate Tank's been on more missions than any vehicle in the world. There's too many guests to name in the rawest edit of the year, but it feels so good to see Figgy get an ender again.