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.
They built these ramps for the NHS museum to use as walls; we went down early and shredded 'em to give the needed texture. WIth Haslam, Hassan, Navs, Borden, Melvin, Strubing, Raybourn and more—the session heated up in the Cruz.
Cover: CR Stecyk III – Toes On The Nose Photo: Stecyk
Inside This Mag: Lance Mountain then and now, skating in Puerto Rico, the Cult of the Longboard and an interview with Frank Hirata Also In This Issue: Awesome ams Gabe Angemi, Mikey Chin and Barry Walsh, a memorium for Sean Miller and skating in Las Vegas and Socal Music Articles: Bouncing Souls, New Bomb Turks, Wax and Urban Dance Squad
In This Issue Cover boy Jeremy Leabres front blunts through the kink and slides through a 16-page jaw dropper of an interview. Ben Raemers backs it up with a 12-page interview which leaves no doubt that he's one of our country's most valuable imports. GX1000 scrubs away at London; Volcom crushes some cobblestone in Portugal and Vans sends some notes from their video base camp. Fall may be coming but this issue is gonna lift your spirits, kid.Add this one to your collection.