Jaya Bonderov was a rad dude; from skating to photography, he could do it all. Check his shit from this 1997 Volcom vid. The guy was down! NorCal's taken some deep hits over the years, but this one hurts like a kick in the nuts. We'll all skate forever in the afterlife. Off to Valhalla. —Jake Phelps
The Combi Pool is one deep pit and here it gets annihilated by the pro ranks, including some wickedly insane padless runs. Here's Fletcher, Glifberg, Lasek, Caples, Barros, and many others.
1st: Bucky Lasek
2nd: Pedro Barros
3rd: Rune Glifberg
In This Issue Free Ambig Modern Art DVD included with every mag in which Clint Walker more than earns his newfound pro status and the rest of the Ambig team backs it up with post-modern madness. Fast forward to the mag and dive into 14 pages of freeze frame Clint Walker gnarlitude securing him a spot as one of the heaviest dudes out. T-Puds goes high tech in China; Volcom and Co. bring the heat to Peru and Argentina; Converse tours through TX on the way to the Thrasher/Cons SXSW TX Death Match; and Clive Dixon and Raney Beres prove the future of rad is nothing to worry about. Score This Mag For Free