Cover: Eric Koston – Frontside Noseblunt Slide Photo: Ogden
Inside This Mag:Thrasher's 1996 Skater of the Year Eric Koston and a twenty year retrospective of Thrasher's SOTYs Also In This Issue: Crazy Chicago skating and a trip to Ecuador Music Articles: Sick of it All, Reel Big Fish, Brutal and Blue Tip
Cover: “Hey, Do I Look Like A Street Skater?” Artwork By: Mark Gonzales
Inside This Mag: The legacy of Laura Thornhill and interviews with Sean Sheffey and Matt Rodriguez Also In This Issue: Rad ams Matt Field, Nada Zipp and Doug Saenz Music Articles: George Clinton, Sleep, De La Soul, Alcohol Funnycar, Galliano and Rancid
Inside This Mag: Capitol Burnout #2 in Sacramento and tricks that have changed the course of history Also In This Issue: Step by step tricks, a course in the manufacturing and fabrication of skateboard decks, trucks and wheels and some skate fiction Music Articles: Sonic Youth, the Sisters of Mercy, Buglamp, the Hellbillys and Bad Brains
In This Issue Miles Silvas kickflip back tails his way onto the October cover and continues his campaign of carnage with a 14-page interview inside. Asphalt Yacht Club goes full-on conspiracy theory in Denver; Supra crushes the cobblestone in the UK and Cory Kennedy and company hit the dirt on a Hellride through the Pacific Northwest. Turn on, tune out, drop in. Add this one to your collection.