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


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


September 1981

Life & Death, A Step Beyond Pay Skateboarding?


September 1981

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

  • Lizzie's Pro! Video

    Lizzie's Pro! Video
    A casual backyard vert session turns into the surprise of a lifetime. Congrats Lizzie!
  • Burnout: Lizzie's Pro!

    Burnout: Lizzie's Pro!
    Teammates, legends and bros converge at the local ramp to surprise Lizzie Armanto with her spankin' new Thrasher cover and first Birdhouse pro model. How sweet it is!
  • Bondi Bowl-A-Rama 2017 Contest Photos

    Bondi Bowl-A-Rama 2017 Contest Photos
    Another epic contest under the scorching sun at the 2017 Bowl-A-Rama contest in Bondi Beach, Sydney Australia. Check out some photos here.
  • 2017 Girls Combi Pool Classic

    2017 Girls Combi Pool Classic
    Yesterday, some of the top-rated female skaters gathered at the Vans skatepark in Orange, CA, for the Girls Combi Classic. The competition continues to get gnarlier and this year was no exception. Check the shredding here. Girl power! 
  • Rumble In Ramona 2016

    Rumble In Ramona 2016
    Watch as Schaaf, Kreiner, Lasek, Beckett, Lizzie, Auby, Delfino, Hewitt, Lefty, Dove, the Muscle and many, many more feel the steel and keep it real. Thanks again, Vamp!