Cover: Chico Brenes – Gap To Back Tail Photo: Ogden
Inside This Mag: Tampa Pro Contest and an interview with Carl Shipman Also In This Issue: Santa Rosa Skatepark and skating in Atlanta Music Articles: The Descendents, Shudder to Think, the Promise Ring and Helmet
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
Inside This Mag: 1994 T-Eddy Awards, Jay Adams and killing time with Duane Peters Also In This Issue: Hendrix on Frazier and Frazier on Hendrix and skating in Philadelphia Music Articles: The Cows, Spearhead, Warzone, the Goops, Your Mom and Steel Wool
In This Issue Sascha Daley scores the August front with a high-altitude kickflip into an ancient bank—more Daley heat inside with his Heads interview. Chris Gregson gets the Heads treatment as well and Nick Boserio and Ron Deily get fully grilled. Loud headphones coasts through Costa Rica; the FA Sk8 Fucks jump in the tour bus with Earl Sweatshirt; Cons streetstyles through the South and Lakai goes bananas in Puerto Rico. Done deal, dude. Add this one to your collection.