Taking inspiration from back in the day when you skated all over the city, Manhattan Days is a film composed by Pontus Alv featuring CONS and Polar riders Aaron Herrington, Kevin Rodrigues, David Stenström, Jerome Campbell, Dane Brady and Pontus himself.
Crusty, homegrown spots aren't new, and yet they're one of the most interesting and vibrant things going on in skating today. This essay and photofeature looks at the appeal of DIY skating. Long live 'crete!
Cover: Scott Johnston – Crooked Grind Photo: Ogden
Inside This Mag: West Coast road trip with Texas Dan, Roth, Steve Revord and more and the adventures of Norm and Dick Also In This Issue: Skating in Brazil, Tijuana and NYC and rad ams Ben Bodilly Childs, Kale Sandridge, Chaney Given and Pontus Alv Music Articles: The Roots, Vision of Disorder and One Man Army
In This Issue Two covers heating it up this month: Raven Tershy nose grabbing a back tail way over vert at FDR and Figgy getting crooked down a 24-stair monster. Tons more Stay Flared tour highlights inside, 20 pages if you're counting. Other travel tales include an epic Dubai mission for We Are Blood and the Asphalt Yacht Club voyages to Hawaii. Tom K and Frank Shaw both get the Heads treatment and music-wise we got interviews with Morrissey and Slayer, so that's worth the admission price alone. Add this one to your collection.