Eswic hosted a photo show featuring the unseen work of Hagop Najarian, a local at the Skate City skatepark during skateboarding's golden age. And Blender was there!
It's a bit easier to strong-arm interviews with today's younger pros, but here's Jimmy Arrighi at the Vans Pool Party tangling with some legends who can hold their own including Cab, Hosoi, Grosso, Lucero, Agah, and many others.
Legends and young bucks converge each year on this hulking concrete behemoth. Congrats to Vans on 10 years of Combi and big ups to Tristan Rennie for coming out on top. This kid went ape...
Omar Hassan threw a backyard bowl party. Here's who came to skate: Grosso, Hewitt, Grant Taylor, Partanen, Navarrette, Steve Olson, Lucero, Josh Borden, Willis Kimbel, and many others. You gotta see Hosoi's ender.
Vans helped get a proper skatepark in HB and they had a huge opening day party with Rowley, Hosoi, Layton, Jay Adams, and many others.
NHS opened their museum to a select group of family, friends, and rippers. From Steve Olson to Eric Koston, we all gathered to revisit history and share skateboarding stories in all its glory. Great job Novak and congrats on 40 plus years!
Not a lot of skate companies last 20 years, much less keep it consistently awesome. The stars came out to celebrate two decades of the best skaters, graphics and videos in the biz.
Christian Hosoi tells you about his history with Pro-Tec while skating a backyard bowl. Watch the clip here.
Are you still going to be skating into your 40s? Hopefully you'll still have the fire like these legends. Here's Hosoi, Cab, Grosso, Miller, McGill, and others.
Eddie Elguera, Holmes, Pedro, Grant, David, Raven, and those crazy Brazilians all add up to video blast Number 1. There's more to come. –Jake Phelps
Cover: Jaya Bonderov – Nosegrind
Inside This Mag: Skating in Brazil and the East Coast and an interview with Omar Hassan
Also In This Issue: Steve Caballero on sponsorship
Music Articles: Beastie Boys, Entombed, the Frumpies, Dre Dog, NOFX and the Germs
|Etnies Scout It Out Tour East Coast Jul 31|
|Cali Am Jam California Jul 31|
|Escapist x Krooked Art Show Kansas City, KA Aug 01|
|LARB B-B-Q Milwaukee, WI Aug 02|
|DLX 20-Year Anniversary Show San Francisco, CA Aug 02|
|OFF! Tour USA Aug 06|
|Corey Chrysler Memorial Show Santa Cruz, CA Aug 07|
|Birdhouse Tour MIDWEST Aug 11|