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

  • Evan Smith Interview

    Evan Smith Interview
    You seen that part yet? Unreal. Evan is a one of a kind skate wizard. He’s a bit of a mystery, so here you get to know the guy behind the magic.
  • Cab's 50th B-Day Bash! LP

    Cab's 50th B-Day Bash! LP
    Beer City is proud to bring you The Faction’s Destroys O.C. – Cab’s 50th Birthday Bash! live LP/DVD.
  • Rumble In Ramona 5 Video

    Rumble In Ramona 5 Video
    Vert skating's favorite event is back! No winners, no losers, (except anyone who chickened out,) this is halfpipe action at its down-and-dirtiest best!
  • Rumble In Ramona 5 Photos

    Rumble In Ramona 5 Photos
    Here's some Rumble photos from Ramona to get you fired up for the video coming soon.
  • Vans Pool Party 2015: Finals

    Vans Pool Party 2015: Finals
    Broken boards equals broken dreams. Chris Russell had it in the bag but one too many hang-ups enabled Tom Schaar to spin his way to the top. Meanwhile, Pedro Barros stole the show with a death defying NBD. 10 years of the Pool Party and this was the best one yet! Cheers, Vans!