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 Four collector covers on the Jan. 15 issue: Blake Carpenter, Torey Pudwill, Ishod Wair and Brandon Westgate all grace the front ensuring the new year starts off gnar. Inside: Ishod is gunning for a second SOTY term; Plan B's (not so) secret weapon, Chris Joslin, falls from the skies; Ryan Sheckler talks True; T-Puds strolls down memory lane; We peek behind the scenes of Dekline's True Blue video and Brandon Westgate has a 16-page interview. Heavy. Add this one to your collection.