March 1983


Inside This Mag: Skate City/Whittier Christmas Classic and an interview with Billy Ruff

TH8303 Cover: Billy Ruff – Backside Air Photo: Kevin Thatcher

Also In This Issue: Rad skate photos from over the years,

Music Articles:
TSOL, JFA, Los Olvidados, Big Boys, Sin 34, Die Kreuzenv and Mecht Mensch

March 1983

Santa Cruz ad, Variflex Vectra ad


March 1983

Contents page, Tracker Trucks ad


March 1983

Dolphin Wrench, Mail Drop, Sure Grip ad


March 1983

Thunder Trucks ad, Mail Drop, Madrid ad


March 1983

Street Invader, Walker, T-Shirt ad, Donel, Val Surf ad


March 1983

Ask The Doctor with Dr. Rick Blackeart, Big Boys


March 1983

Subscribe page, Skateboard Specialists


March 1983

The Adventures of Shred & Betty, Skates on Haight ad


March 1983

Skate City/Whittier Christmas Classic, Christian Hosoi, Neil Blender


March 1983

Lester Kasai, Billy Ruff, Kevin Staab, Chris Miller


March 1983

Peter Holknekt, Rodney Mullen


March 1983

Taking And Talking The Killer Photos, A Look Back Over The Years


March 1983

Taking And Talking The Killer Photos, A Look Back Over The Years


March 1983

Taking And Talking The Killer Photos, A Look Back Over The Years


March 1983

Billy Ruff Interview


March 1983

Billy Ruff Interview


March 1983

Skate Rock Part 1


March 1983

Skate Rock Part 1, Los Olvidados, Sin 34, Big Boys


March 1983

J.F.A., Photograffiti; West Virginia, New Jersey, Indiana


March 1983

Arizona, North Carolina, Japan, England


March 1983

On Board, Coming Events, Glossary of Skate Terms, Trash, Trick Tip


March 1983

Kryptonics, Zorlac ads, Salba Thrasher Shirts ad


March 1983

Showcase, A general guide to the latest in skatedecks and acessories, Rough Trade, Skate Comix


March 1983

Somethin' Else, Joe Lopes


March 1983

Christian Hosoi Independent ad, Powell Peralta ad


March 1983

  • 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.
  • The El Gato Classic

    The El Gato Classic
    The El Gato Classic went down in Palm Springs this past weekend hosted by Eddie “El Gato” Elguera.
  • 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.