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 Dylan Rieder graces the August cover with a tall order back Smith. Austyn Gillette joins the party inside with a ten-page article documenting his and Dylan's spot-destruction mission to Berlin. Eswic jumps in the van for the best road trip ever; Vans goes nuts to butts in Greece; TJ Rogers and Boo Johnson get the Heads treatment and Torey Pudwill's 20-page interview leaves no doubt that he's gunnin' for SOTY this year. Add this one to your collection.