Cover: Eric Koston – Frontside Noseblunt Slide Photo: Ogden
Inside This Mag:Thrasher's 1996 Skater of the Year Eric Koston and a twenty year retrospective of Thrasher's SOTYs Also In This Issue: Crazy Chicago skating and a trip to Ecuador Music Articles: Sick of it All, Reel Big Fish, Brutal and Blue Tip
Inside This Mag: Skating in Texas and Atlanta, GA and an interview with Tom Boyle Also In This Issue: Rad ams Mike Bouarnick, Alex Chalmers and Josh Kalis Music Articles: Swingin' Utters, Supernova, Big Chief and Jackyl
Cover: Bob Burnquist – Frontside Air Photo: Left 1
Inside This Mag: The Last Hell Ride and an interview with Dan Drehobl Also In This Issue: Rad ams Sergei Trudnowski, Rob Gangemi, Don Carey and Marcus Valdez, skating in Toronto and a road trip to Florida via Pittsburgh, Tennessee and Georgia Music Articles: Rancid, MC Solaar, Machine Head, Artifacts, Afro-Plane and the Mermen
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.