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


September 1981

Santa Cruz ad, Madrid ad


September 1981

Contents page, G&S ad, Independent ad


September 1981

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


September 1981

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


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The Great Canadian Open


September 1981

Kona Summer Nationals


September 1981

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


September 1981

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


September 1981

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


September 1981

Notes From The Underground, Subscribe page


September 1981

8X10 John Gibson, Tracker Trucks ad


September 1981

  • Steve Caballero Powell Peralta Flight Deck

    Steve Caballero Powell Peralta Flight Deck
    Steve Caballero shares his thoughts on Powell Peralta's Flight decks. Check it out.
  • New Cab Pro-Tec Helmet

    New Cab Pro-Tec Helmet
    Steve Caballero gives some insight on his new signature pinstriped helmet from Pro-Tec.
  • Born Free Motorcycle Show 9 Video

    Born Free Motorcycle Show 9 Video
    Those two-wheeled machines on display commanded attention, but the heavy action was the four-wheeled assault on the vert ramp. From young bucks like Ronnie to the OGs Cab and Bucky, this session was revved all the way up.
  • Born Free Motorcycle Show 9 Photos

    Born Free Motorcycle Show 9 Photos
    The Born Free Motorcycle Show asked Jeff Grosso and Vans to round up a vert ramp and a crew of rippers to session throughout the weekend. Check out some photos here.
  • Vans Pool Party 2017: Finals

    Vans Pool Party 2017: Finals
    The annual Combi pool showdown in Southern California is always a barnburner. Congrats to Tom Schaar for taking home the top spot. Enjoy the highlights!