November 1985


Inside This Mag: The NSA wrap up at the Skate Ranch in Del Mar, the Capitola Street Style Classic and a trip to Europe

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Cover: Christian Hosoi – Head-High Fly Over. Photo: Tkacheff

Also In This Issue: Skating in Boston and step by step skating

Music Articles:
Bad Brains and D.O.A.


November 1985

Rob Roskopp OJ ad, Madrid ad


November 1985

Contents page, Hosoi ad


November 1985

Mail Drop, Steve Steadham Powell Peralta ad


November 1985

Z-Rollers, Motobilt, Big Buck Truk


November 1985

Subscribe page, Vision ad


November 1985

Skarfing Material, Gullwing Trucks ad


November 1985

Kryptonics ad, Burton Snowboards


November 1985

Ask The Doctor wih Dr. Rick Blackheart, Venture ad


November 1985

Atlantic Skates Inc., Allen Losi Variflex ad


November 1985

Schmitt Stix, Air Tech, Vision Old Ghost, John Grigley


November 1985

Brand-X, Welcome To Venice


November 1985

Rannalli, Town & Country Skate Designs, Contest Videos


November 1985

Boston, Fred Smith


November 1985

Frank Lennon, Fred Smith


November 1985

Gremic, Bones Brigade Video


November 1985

The Connection, Thunder Trucks ad


November 1985

N.S.A. Rap Up at the Skate Ranch, Christian Hosoi, Rodney Mullen


November 1985

Jeff Grosso, Bill Ruff, Eric Nash, Greg Smith, Jeff Phillips


November 1985

Mike McGill, Tony Hawk


November 1985

California Hot Mail Order, Skates On Haight


November 1985

Capitola Classic, Street Style, Tommy Guerrero


November 1985

Christian Hosoi, Mark Gonzales, Steve Olson


November 1985

Orange Cycle Works, Avenue Skates, Free Wheelin Skateboards


November 1985

Rob Roskopp, Tommy Guerrero


November 1985

Tony Hawk, Tony Alva, Europe Again


November 1985

Europe Again


November 1985

Lance Mountain


November 1985

Keith Stephenson


November 1985

Savage Dimensions, Reggie Barnes Walker ad


November 1985

Skateboard Specialists, Kama Kazi Skateboards


November 1985

Paramount Mail Order, Locals Only! Nash ad


November 1985

Step by Step, Steve Steadham, Mark "Gator" Rogowski, California Skate Express


November 1985

JFA Skateboard, Thrasher Products


November 1985

Notes From The Underground, Bad Brains, Pus-Zone


November 1985

Rant 'n Reel, Igor's Record Collection, Skate Rock! 3


November 1985

Cal Skate & Sport, Product Patrol, Zorlac Skateboards

November 1985

Action Sports, Skateboards


November 1985

On Board, Trash, Lance Mountain


November 1985

Palo Alto Sport Shop, The Bird II, Slim Balls, Santa Cruz, Skates ad


November 1985

Dog Town Born Again ad, Somethin' Else


November 1985

Independent ad, Le Choix Multiple Powell Peralta ad


November 1985

  • Half a Century of Hosoi

    Half a Century of Hosoi
    Christian Hosoi celebrated his 50th birthday at the Combi Bowl with live music and a heavy session. Check out some photos here.
  • HOSOI x RVCA Party Blog

    HOSOI x RVCA Party Blog
    Legends and homies alike made their way out to RVCA's headquarters Friday night to welcome Christian Hosoi to their ever-expanding team. A heated bowl jam ensued, in honor of Ivan "Pops" Hosoi's 75th birthday. Add to that some artwork by Mark Oblow, tunes from Tommy G, free grub from Pizzanista and complimentary cold ones from PBR and the locals were in for a treat!
  • Burnout: Saturdaze

    Burnout: Saturdaze
    The stars came out for the LA premier of “Saturdays,” Birdhouse’s first full-length video in ten years. Bros, babes, the Bird, proud parents and Clive Dixon turned pro! Where were you?!
  • Vans Park Series Huntington Beach Men's Finals

    Vans Park Series Huntington Beach Men's Finals
    Still hanging tough in Huntington Beach—Friday and Saturday saw the men and boys compete in the Vans Park Series. Check out some photos here.
  • Vans Park Series Huntington Beach: Women's Finals

    Vans Park Series Huntington Beach: Women's Finals
    After days of heated practice, the Van’s Park Series Women’s Finals kicked off Thursday with 16 women battling it out for the seven remaining spots to the finals in Shanghai. —Joe Hammeke