May 1981


Inside This Mag: Skate City Whittier Pro/Am Contest with competitors Duane Peters, Lance Mountain, Steve Caballero, Neil Blender and more and a Swedish skate competition

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Cover: Duane Peters and Steve Caballero – Aggro Sweeper Re-entry, Lien Air. Photos: Kevin Thatcher

Also In This Issue: A day in the street, a night on the town, Sensation Basin's Third Anniversary Contest and the Galveston, TX contest

Music Articles:
Adam and the Ants and the Big Boys

May 1981

Duane Peters Santa Cruz ad, Romeo Void


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Contents page, Independent ad


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Talking Ed, Mail Drop, Variflex ad


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Donel ad, Thrasher stickers and buttons, Mail Drop, NTN Bearings, Zorlac ad


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Skate City Whittier Pro-Am, Duane Peters, Steve Caballero


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Neil Blender, Mike Alba, Mike Folmer


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John Gibson, Lance Mountain, Tony Hawk, Duane Peters


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A Day In The Street


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A Night On The Town


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Competition Sweden


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Florida, Texas


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Atlantic Skates, Vision Sports Inc., Subscribe page


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On Board, Coming Events, G.L.S.A., Notes From The Underground


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Wild Riders of Boardz, Gullwing ad, Walker ad


May 1981

8X10 Mike Folmer, The Jammer


May 1981

  • Tony Hawk's 50th Birthday Party Photos

    Tony Hawk's 50th Birthday Party Photos
    On May 12th, we celebrated the 50th birthday of one of the most important figures in skateboarding (if not THE most), the great Tony Hawk.
  • Vans Pool Party 2018 Video

    Vans Pool Party 2018 Video
    The Legends, Masters and Pros all descended upon the Combi Bowl for the 2018 Vans Pool Party, which coincided with Cinco de Mayo. The holiday vibe was definitely infectious and everybody got sick as F! How do these things just keep getting gnarlier?!
  • Vans Pool Party 2018 Photos

    Vans Pool Party 2018 Photos
    This year’s Pool Party was even more festive than usual as it fell on Cinco De Mayo, and the opening ceremony was kicked off with a traditional mariachi band cranking out tunes next to the bowl.
  • Hell of a Paradise 2018 Video

    Hell of a Paradise 2018 Video
    In honor of Mark G and the historic Y-Ramp contest of yesteryear, we teamed up with adidas to bring the contest back to the beach. The channel claimed a few bodies, Pabich took home the top spot, and the G-Man brought down the house.
  • "Grosso's Ramp Jam" Video

    "Grosso's Ramp Jam" Video
    Massive air and wicked lip trickery as vert skating's finest break in Grosso's new ramp!