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!
From skate legends to psycho youth, the art of transitions is alive and well as shown in this montage of deep-dish stunts. Only one way to learn to ride pits this gnarly—get in there!
Is V-Day a cynical, artificial holiday conjured up by the greeting-card industry? Or a charming, harmless way to celebrate love? Neither. It's a chance to fire up Photoshop and make crap like this.
Cover Artwork By: Sean McKnight, Age 7
Inside This Mag: An interview with Matt Beach and skating in San Jose
Also In This Issue: Skating in Zimbabwe, rad ams Steve Roetter, Jamie Fortune and Satva Leung and the life and times of Ben Schroeder
Music Articles: Slayer, Kurt Cobain from the grave, Hurrivane, Nine Pound Hammer and notes from the road on the JFA tour
Cover: Ron Allen – Frontside Boardslide
Inside This Mag: Skating in Hawaii and San Francisco and a road trip with Kevin Thatcher, Blackhart, Tom Guerrero, Keith Cochrane and Tumbleweed
Also In This Issue: Three very untypical skaters Laura Pederson, Bill Dorr and Sky Lopez
Music Articles: Wrecking Crew, Igor's record collection, the Vandals and Gwar
Burnout has a collection of his Skater Of The Year party photos.
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