Cover: Roger Hickey and John Hutson - Downhill
Inside This Mag: Laguna Seca maximum downhill skating and controlled insanity with Tony Hawk, Steve Olson and more
Also In This Issue: The Baldy Pipeline, ramp building and the League of Wimpy Skaters
Cover: Mike Pust – Handplant
Inside This Mag: Ramp raging, Ray Rodriguez discusses ditch skating with Stacy Peralta and the Second Annual Morro Bay Slalom Contest
Also In This Issue: Modern moves with Rodney Mullen and Per Welinder and the GLSA Contest at Apple Skatepark in Columbus, OH
Music Articles: The Big Boys and the Dregs
Cover: Duane Peters and Steve Caballero – Aggro Sweeper Re-entry, Lien Air
Photos: Kevin Thatcher
Inside This Mag: Skate City Whittier Pro/Am Contest with competitors Duane Peters, Lance Mountain, Steve Caballero, Neil Blender and more and a Swedish skate competition
Also In This Issue: A day in the street, a night on the town, Sensation Basin's Third Anniversary Contest and the Galveston, TX contest
Music Articles: Adam and the Ants and the Big Boys
Cover: Allen Losi – Fakie Footplant Ollie
Inside This Mag: LA skatepark paradise and the mission to find the best pipes in Florida
Also In This Issue: The ollie air and other unassisted, no handed aerial acrobatics and skating in Dallas
Music Articles: The Big Boys and the Jam
Cover: Chris Miller - Bio Frontside Air
Inside This Mag: LA skatepark paradise and the Kona Pro/Am competition
Also In This Issue: The art of dropping in and ASPO
Music Articles: 415 Compilation tunes and the Big Boys
Cover: Chris Strople - Frontside Slash
Photo: Kevin Thatcher
Inside This Mag: Lakewood Half-Pipe Pro/Am Contest, an interview with Shawn Peddle and rad public skateparks
Also In This Issue: Skate sessions in Berkeley, the Third Annual Pepsi Pro/Am Sensation Basin Skatepark Contest
Cover: artwork by Kevin Thatcher
Inside This Mag: Upland Gold Cup Finale, downhill racing at in Capitola and at the Laguna Seca Raceway and semi-secret spots revealed
Also In This Issue: Street shredding and modern skate comics
"I was skating with an IV in my arm, just trying to keep it going."
"...the best solution might be to just bare down, lean into it, and smoke and drink like he never smoked and drank before."
Behind the scenes look at Rick and Buddy's Blood Shed
"I never want a job at all, ever."
"I don’t want to be on a team with a bunch of dudes who I don’t feel comfortable with again."
"I hope it makes them feel like they're different from everybody else out there by being a skateboarder."
"I’ll sleep when I’m dead. But right now I skate."
"If you white, you’re the gringo. Even if you from Japan. If you white, you white. You gringo."
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