Summer starts on time in Baghdad by the Bay. A new park opened to throngs of new and old rippers at the edge of the Mission in SF. It’s far from the hospital so lets hope it doesn't' start like Potrero del Sol with 25 broken bones in the first week. Summer's here, come and get it! —Jake Phelps
Inside This Mag: Cross country trippin' with Sean Cronan, Jim Gagne, Jesse "Dirty" Daner, Jim Greco and more, skating in Scotland and New Orleans and the Santa Cruz/Creature Summer Tour Also In This Issue: Best trick names, rad ams Chip Van Hamm and Dave Probus and a drunken desert skate sesh at the Nude Bowl Music Articles: De La Soul, Dog Eat Dog and Automatic Head Detonator
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.