Steve Alba, Rune Glifberg, Al Partanen, Arto Saari, Rick McCrank, Bob Burnquist, Omar Hassan, and even Ronnie Creager ripping some backyard pits.
Ronnie Creager never ages, Louie Barletta never met a mom he didn't like, and we never like skateboarding grouped in with "action sports". This is today's episode of Skateline.
Ronnie is a true tech titan and has been making it look so easy for so long. Here's some of his legendary lines from 1996. Introduced by Dennis Busenitz.
The head to head brackets were set with the top 12 and it went down to Creager vs Reynolds for the finals. Big ups to the Boss for skating his ass off all weekend and walking away with 160 large.
It was a long hot day with practice, qualifying heats, and the semi-finals in Washington DC and when all the dust settled and the rain blew by it was Andrew Reynolds who qualified first for tomorrows Finals.
Ben Karpinski went to the Blind premiere over the weekend and sent in some photos of the festivities.
Cover: Sean Sheffey – 50-50
Inside This Mag: Concrete vampires skate Portland, John Lucero's scrapbook and Goodtimes Skateboard's Midwest Summer Tour
Also In This Issue: Astrology for skaters
Music Articles: Top 15 skate bands of all time, the X-Rays, Avail, Face to Face and House of Pain
Cover: Wade Speyer – Method
Inside This Mag: A trip to Europe with Wade and crew and the Venice Street Contest
Also In This Issue: Rad ams Richard Paez, Drake Jones, AJ Massu and Hideo Sakuragi
Music Articles: Bootsy Collins, Gas Huffer, The Roots, Suicidal Tendencies, Tad, Mighty Mighty Bosstones and Guided By Voices
Cover: Matt Pailes – Wild Ride
Inside This Mag: Skating in Vancouver and Wyoming, an interview with Gershon Mosley and the Dreamskate '94 Contest in SF
Also In This Issue: Awesome ams Rodney Jason Torres, the Lopez Brothers and Frankie Mata and contests in Phoenix and Chile
Music Articles: Nas, Coolio, RKL, the Meat Puppets and Marxman
Cover: Karma Tsocheff – 180 Nosegrind To Forward
Photo: Sean Dolinsky
Inside This Mag: An interview with Jason Adams and Tim Brauch and a pop quiz by Mike Gonzales
Also In This Issue: Rad ams Shelter Serra, Fabian Alomar and Ivory Serra and NSA Pro Streetstyle and Snowboard Slopestyle Contest
Music Articles: Bad Religion, GG Allin, Mad Flava, Guru's Jazzmatazz and Bottom 12
Cover: Rick Ibaseta – 50-50
Inside This Mag: Interviews with Wade Speyer and Mike Vallely and 25 skaters who are killing it
Also In This Issue: Skating in Vancouver
Music Articles: Tool, Da Lench Mob, Green Magnet School, Mule and RKL
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