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."
"It’s crazy around here, they shooting like everyday."
Check out Antwuan Dixon's tattoos by numbers.
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