September 1981


Inside This Mag: Variflex/Kona Summer Nationals and the Great Canadian Open

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Cover: Steve Caballero – Lien Air. Photo: Kevin Thatcher

Also In This Issue: Texas Underground Competition and the Rat Hole Contest

Music Articles:
The Big Boys


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Santa Cruz ad, Madrid ad


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Contents page, G&S ad, Independent ad


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Mail Drop, Donel ad, Vision Sports Inc., The Variflex X


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Thrasher stickers and buttons, Walker ad, Mail Drop, Speed Rings, Powell Peralta ad


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The Great Canadian Open


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Kona Summer Nationals


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Kona Summer Nationals, Neil Blender, Monty Nolder, Mike Smith, Chris Baucom


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Life & Death, A Step Beyond Pay Skateboarding?


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Life & Death, A Step Beyond Pay Skateboarding?, Chris Cook


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Competition, Texas Underground, Tom Barrows


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Rat Hole Contest, Kryptonics ad, Skates on Haight ad


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Wild Riders of Boardz


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On Board, Cascade Racing Association


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Notes From The Underground, Subscribe page


September 1981

8X10 John Gibson, Tracker Trucks ad


September 1981

  • Vans Pool Party 2016: Yardsale

    Vans Pool Party 2016: Yardsale
    It’s impossible to encapsulate the ripping all in one edit, so we made another! The Combi is a massive pit, take nothing for granted. 
  • Vans Pool Party 2016: Photos

    Vans Pool Party 2016: Photos
    The 12th Annual Vans Pool Party is a wrap and it was an insane day of great skateboarding! Check out some photos here.
  • Vans Pool Party 2016: Finals

    Vans Pool Party 2016: Finals
    The Combi Pool Party never disappoints, and the action this year was heavier than ever. In the end, Pedro Barros went ballistic and blew it out for first place. Thanks again for the good times, Vans. 
  • Bones Wheels Welcomes Steve Caballero

    Bones Wheels Welcomes Steve Caballero
    Bones wheels welcomes back Steve Caballero to their team with this rad clip.
  • 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!