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 Classic power meets innovation on the March front as AVE goes over the back to switch 5-0 in NYC. There's 14 more pages of Van Engelen inside, so don't sweat it; Cyril Jackson talks about skating the streets (and sleeping in them), the Naawwsty Crew rolls deep from ATL to FL; Krooked krushes Korea; the Deathwish team spreads some love on the East Coast and Shane O'Neill has a killer ten-page feature. You heard what he did at Wallenberg, right? Add this one to your collection.