July 1996

Inside this issue: Houston; Machines; Humpers

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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
    20 years ago we lost Phil Shao. He was tragically killed in a car accident while back on the road after rehabbing his knee from ACL surgery. He embodied the archetype for modern day "all terrain" skating with 110% raw power. Style and brains eternal, we love you Phil Shao! —Bryce Kanights
  • T-Eddy Awards 2017

    T-Eddy Awards 2017
    It's that time of the year again… Winners, losers, snoozers and boozers—they're all in here. If we left somebody out, let us know in the comments below. And remember, there's no such thing as bad press.
  • Loveletters To Skateboarding: Unleashed the East Part 2

    Loveletters To Skateboarding: Unleashed the East Part 2
    Grosso sits down with Jerry Hsu to talk about rad Asian skaters in part 2 of the Loveletters.
  • 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!