May 1985


Inside This Mag: Pipe adventures, an interview with Tony Hawk and the C.A.S.L. kickoff at Upland

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Cover: John Gibson – Frontside Thrust. Photo: Kevin Thatcher

Also In This Issue: Pool skating

Music Articles:
Metallica


May 1985

Rick "Spidey" Demontrond Santa Cruz ad, Madrid ad


May 1985

Contents page, Craig johnson, Al Losi Tracker ad


May 1985

Mail Drop, Lance Mountain Powell Peralta


May 1985

Z-Rollers, Hosoi ad


May 1985

Action Sports Skateboards, Alva Skates ad


May 1985

Skarfing Material, Fafnir Bearings, Sure-Grip International


May 1985

Ask the Doctor With Dr. Rick Blackheart, Allen Losi Variflex ad


May 1985

Skater's Edge, Venture Trucks ad


May 1985

Subscribe page, Hell On Wheels


May 1985

Pools Rule, Scott Foss, Gator


May 1985

Willows Skate & Surf, Sessions


May 1985

Atlantic Skates, Kryptonics ad, Jake Phelps Thunder ad, Roller Wheels, The Bird


May 1985

Texas Pipe Adventure, John Gibson, Craig Johnson


May 1985

Texas Pipe Adventure, John Gibson, Craig Johnson


May 1985

Motobilt, Zinger, Mrs. A's


May 1985

Gremic Skates, Texas Pipe Adventure


May 1985

Tony Hawk Interview


May 1985

Tony Hawk Interview


May 1985

Tony Hawk Interview


May 1985

Schmitt Stix, Old Ghosts, Agent Orange, Tony Hawk Interview


May 1985

Skate Rock


May 1985

C.A.S.L. Kickoff at Upland


May 1985

Free Wheelin, Big Boys, Deluxe


May 1985

Skateboard Specialists, Dream Wheels, Igor's Record Collection


May 1985

Thrasher Products, Metallica


May 1985

Pus-Zone, Chemical Warfare Gloves, Notes From the Underground


May 1985

Step By Step, The Frontside Aerial, Dave Omer, Walker, Big Boys, Zorlac Skateboards


May 1985

Palo Alto Sport Shop, Placebo Records, JFA, Product Patrol, Skates on Haight ad


May 1985

On Board, Trash, Coming Events


May 1985

Back Issues, Bones Brigade Video, Skates


May 1985

Paramount Mail Order, Kryptonics ad


May 1985

Vision ad, Somethin' Else, Neil Blender


May 1985

Claus Grabke Independent ad, Tony Hawk Powell Peralta ad


May 1985

  • Classics: P-Stone's "Miscellaneous Debris" Video

    Classics: P-Stone's "Miscellaneous Debris" Video
    When Preston picked up a video camera, skateboarding changed forever. He wasn’t a typical filmer, but an extension of the whole crew, his contagious energy fueling a session to new heights. Let’s take a trip down memory lane with one of the Big Dog’s early full-length vids. Enjoy the stoke...
  • Lizzie Does The Loop

    Lizzie Does The Loop
    Ms. Armanto goes where no skateboarding woman has gone before – all the way around Tony Hawk’s notorious loop. Though many have tried, many more have gotten spat out in spectacular fashion. We caught up with Lizzie to hear about her mental and physical battle with skateboarding’s most terrifying terrain. Congrats, Lizzie! – Michael Burnett
  • Figgy's "The Dose" Shoe Release

    Figgy's "The Dose" Shoe Release
    To celebrate the release of Figgy’s new Emerica shoe, the Dose, the whole team was invited over to Collin Provost’s backyard to hang out and session his concrete skatepark.
  • 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.
  • Motörhead x Riley Hawk Shoe Release Party

    Motörhead x Riley Hawk Shoe Release Party
    For Riley Hawk’s second shoe on Lakai, the powers that be lined up a collaboration with Motörhead! And what better place to have the release party than at the Rainbow Bar and Grill on Sunset in Hollywood, which was Lemmy’s favorite watering hole. —Joe Hammeke